Safeguarding Adults Enquiry Skills (Health) | Antser
  • Health

Safeguarding Adults Enquiry Skills

This highly specialised course supports participants in developing a comprehensive overview of thresholds for completing Safeguarding enquiries.
1 day
up to 22 people face to face
Up to 15 people remotely

Learning outcomes


  • To understand the key legislation and national resources that dictates and shapes safeguarding practices;
  • To understand the role of local procedures and how this applies to the legal context;
  • To understand the core principles, duties and values of adult safeguarding and how to put them into practice;
  • In particular, to develop skills around making safeguarding personal and ensuring that the adult is at the centre of intervention (including advocacy);
  • To improve confidence and skills to make robust decisions and recommendations and contribute effectively to all stages of the safeguarding process;
  • To develop key enquiry skills, including professional curiosity;
  • To learn how to undertake a risk assessment and contribute to the development of a Safeguarding Plan.


The course is for experienced practitioners from the local authority, health care sector and partner organisations who are involved in the multi-agency safeguarding response.

This 1 day course is aimed at social workers and social care professionals who are involved in safeguarding enquiries.

Delegates knowledge of the role they play in the safeguarding process will be enhanced, and key enquiry skills developed. Delegates will be able to test their learning throughout the day by applying a range of case study scenarios and discussing actions and outcomes with peers and the trainer.

This course is delivered by our expert facilitators who will bring their first hand experience and tailor the course to suit your learning needs.

Our course covers the following topics:

  • Introduce self and aims for today
  • Legislation & Policy
  • Aims, Duties and Principles
  • Making Safeguarding Personal
  • Mental Capacity
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Effective partnership working
  • The different stages of the Safeguarding Adults Process
  • Reviewing a Safeguarding Concern/Referral
  • Multi Agency responses in specific situations
  • Reflection on learning
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This course includes:

  • Case studies
  • Safeguarding practice reviews
  • Group work
  • Resources

Benefits of the course:

  • Up-to-date and in line with the key legislation and guidance in the UK
  • No pre requisites needed to join this course
  • Delivery from professional and expert facilitators in the field

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