Training Category: Safeguarding Adult Courses

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards – Basic Awareness

To increase basic awareness of the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards and to provide a basic working knowledge of the policy and procedures operational in Newcastle

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards – Managers Supervisory Bodies and Managing Authorities

To provide in-depth knowledge of the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards process and documentation

Mental Capacity Act – Basic Awareness

Target audience All staff that need to have an awareness of the MCA. This may include: care assistants, auxiliary staff, Community Support Officers, wardens, concierges, support staff, domestic staff, administrative staff/receptionists in health or social care settings, unpaid carers, volunteers. Entry requirement MCA – Participants should attend the Basic Awareness or the Assessment training, NOT …

Mental Capacity Act & Decision-Making

Aim of the session – To provide in-depth knowledge of the Mental Capacity Act and provide practical skills in order to undertake a capacity assessment and best interest decision

Risk Assessment and Management Planning

Target audience Staff who have organisational or professional responsibility to safeguard vulnerable adults, particularly in the community, and who would partake in risk assessments and protection planning. This will include: Social Workers, Community Nurses, CPN’s, Support Workers, Community Mental Health Workers, Team Leaders Entry requirement Staff will be expected to have completed Level 2 training …

Safeguarding Adults – Core Training Level 1

Target audience All staff who come into contact with adults at risk of abuse or neglect. No one will be able to access higher levels of safeguarding training until they have completed Level One. Please see the following page for alternative training options Entry requirement In house induction into your own agency’s safeguarding policy and …

Safeguarding Adults – Core Training Level 2

Target audience People who have a responsibility for receiving concerns, decision-making and informing statutory agencies. This may include: Social Workers, District Nurses, Police Officers, RGN’s, RMN’s, Ward Sisters, Probation Officers, GP’s, Home Managers, Team Leaders, CPN’s. Entry requirement Participants will have obtained prior knowledge and understanding of safeguarding adults by completing learning equivalent to competencies …

Safeguarding Adults – Core Training Level 3

Target audience All staff who have a responsibility to undertake safeguarding adults enquiries. This includes managers and senior practitioners of services with a safeguarding adults responsibility. Staff will be expected to have completed Level 2 training prior to attending this course Entry requirement Participants will need to have completed Level Two training Aim of the …

Self-Neglect Thematic Work Shop

Target Audience: People who have a responsibility for receiving concerns, decision-making and informing statutory agencies. This may include: Social Workers, District Nurses, Police Officers, RGN’s, RMN’s, Ward Sisters, Probation Officers, GP’s, Home Managers, Team Leaders, CPN’s.  Entry Requirements: Staff should have attended ‘Core Safeguarding Training’ and should come to the session with an understanding of …

Other Training Programmes and Resources

Safe Newcastle Domestic Violence and Abuse Courses

The Safe Newcastle Domestic Violence and Abuse Multi Agency Training Programme provides training courses for practitioners and volunteers working in Newcastle.

Early Help and Early Years Training

The training programme is available to all practitioners who are part of the range of services that we describe as Early Help.

Newcastle Sexual Health Training

If you work in Newcastle, you can get free training through Newcastle Sexual Health Training to help you work more confidently with the people using your service.

Financial Inclusion Training

Free training for anyone who works or volunteers in Newcastle and wants to support Newcastle residents to secure the foundations for a stable life – somewhere to live, an income, financial inclusion and employment opportunities.

Guidance and resources

As well as training courses, professionals can access a wide range of resources and guidance about safeguarding adults and safeguarding children.

Prevent in Newcastle

As well as training courses, professionals and volunteers can access a wide range of resources and guidance about Prevent in Newcastle (part of the Government’s counter-terrorism strategy CONTEST)

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