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Undertaking Adult Safeguarding Investigations & Safeguarding Adults Reviews

Thursday 11 December 2014
Hallam Conference Centre, London

Undertaking Adult Safeguarding Investigations & Safeguarding Adults Reviews

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This event provides in depth masterclasses focusing on developing your skills in Adult Safeguarding Investigations and Safeguarding Adults Reviews in light of the Care Act 2014. 

Following the final Care Act 2014 guidance published on the 24th October 2014 by the Department of Health this conference will focus on implementing the revised regulations and guidance in terms of adults safeguarding investigations and safeguarding adults reviews.

The revised guidance on the Care Act 2014 states that:
“There should be clear agreement about how local partners work together on investigations and what their respective roles and responsibilities are.”
“Safeguarding Adults Boards must   conduct any Safeguarding Adults Review in accordance with Section 44 of the Act.”
“SABs must arrange a SAR when an adult in its area dies as a result of abuse or neglect, whether known or suspected, and there is concern that partner agencies could have worked more effectively to protect the adult. … SABs must also arrange a SAR if an adult in its area has not died, but the SAB knows or suspects that the adult has experienced serious abuse or neglect. In the context of SARs, something can be considered serious abuse or neglect where, for example the individual would have been likely to have died but for an intervention, or has suffered permanent harm or has reduced capacity or quality of life (whether because of physical or psychological effects) as a result of the abuse or neglect. SABs are free to arrange for a SAR in any other situations involving an adult in its area with needs for care and support.”
“SARs should reflect the six safeguarding principles.”

“The SAB should be primarily concerned with weighing up what type of ‘review’ process will promote effective learning and improvement action to prevent future deaths or serious harm occurring again.”

“It is expected that those undertaking a SAR will have appropriate skills and experience”

All quotes taken from Care and Support Statutory Guidance Issued under the Care Act 2014 Department of Health, October 2014

Also of interest:

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Tuesday 3 February 
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Legal Masterclass: The Care Act 2014 A Practical Guide
Tuesday 3 February 
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Legal Masterclass: Adult Safeguarding The New Statutory Framework
Wednesday 4 February 
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Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults in Mental Health Services Including Implications of the New Care Act 2014
Tuesday 24 February 
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Implementing the new statutory framework for Adult Safeguarding under the Care Act 2014: Revised Regulations and Guidance
Monday 2 March 
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Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards: Ensuring Compliance in Practice
Wednesday 25 March 
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Adult Safeguarding Investigations & Safeguarding Adults Reviews
Monday 20 April 
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