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Adult Safeguarding Summit 2018: Improving Adult Safeguarding Practice Decision Making, User Involvement & Outcomes

Friday 27 April 2018
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

Adult Safeguarding Summit 2018: Improving Adult Safeguarding Practice  Decision Making, User Involvement & Outcomes
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“Adult safeguarding means protecting a person’s right to live in safety, free from abuse and neglect.” Adult Safeguarding Network, NHS England 2017

“The hand of safeguarding helps all children and adults who are at risk of harm or abuse. It touches the lives of children when it protects them from harm and neglect from wherever that comes; and it helps to provide them with all the chances needed to achieve the best a life can bring. To vulnerable adults it brings kindness, respect, dignity and support however short the hand that life has dealt them, and it protects them from harm and misuse from all and any quarter. It falls to us all in the NHS to give our hands to these endeavours.” Dr Peter Green, Consultant in Child Safeguarding & Hilary Garratt, Director of Nursing, NHS England, Deputy Chief Nursing Officer, England and Chair of the National Safeguarding Steering Group, 2017

We are pleased to announce National Safeguarding Adults Summit which this year will focus on improving adult safeguarding practice: decision making, user involvement and outcomes. The conference aims to bring together adult safeguarding leads to understand current issues and the national context, and to debate and discuss key issues and areas you are facing in practice in moving forward with ‘making safeguarding personal’.

Benefits of attending

This conference will enable you to:

  • Network with colleagues who are working to improve adult safeguarding practice
  • Understand the national context of your safeguarding practice
  • Move towards full implementation of Making Safeguarding Personal
  • Learn from others to enable a user focused approach to adult safeguarding, including
  • hearing from service users, and the role of service user reference groups
  • Monitor and improve service user led outcomes for safeguarding
  • Understand the legal context including implications of recent developments such as the
  • Law Commission DoLS review
  • Improve your skills in identifying criteria and decision making for intervention and
  • escalation
  • Develop your skills in safeguarding investigation, undertaking a safeguarding enquiry and
  • report writing
  • Improving services and practice for people who self neglect
  • Understand how to work effectively with the police
  • Improve practice in multi agency information sharing
  • Self assess and reflect on your own practice
  • Gain CPD accreditation points contributing to professional development and revalidation evidence

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