Designated Lead Managers are required to be confident and skilled in the co-ordination of the multi-agency response to adults at risk of abuse and are often required to Chair Adult Safeguarding meetings. It is essential that they understand the role of the Designated Lead Manager and that of the Chair to enable them to co-ordinate a successful outcome for the adult and convene and chair a successful meeting with a level of confidence and competence in order to achieve positive outcomes for the client using a client focused approach.
Designated Lead Managers - Course Overview
This three day course assists delegates in understanding what is required of them to co-ordinate a successful process and convene and chair adult safeguarding strategy meetings and case conferences.
The course will equip Designated Lead Managers with responsibility for co-ordinating the response to adults at risk of abuse and hold strategy meetings and case conferences to do so with a full understanding of the adult safeguarding legislation, the policy and procedures supporting the process and with a level of confidence and competence to ensure positive outcomes for Clients using best practice in undertaking risk assessments and devising appropriate protection plans.
Key Learning Points
- Demonstrate a working knowledge of relevant legislation, codes of practice and statutory guidance
- Demonstrate an in depth knowledge of the All Wales adult protection procedures
- Understand the role and responsibilities of the Designated Lead Manager and Chair
- Manage and co-ordinate the multi-agency response in terms of the enquiry/risk assessment, adult safeguarding planning and outcomes
- Understand the role and responsibilities of other key partner agencies and organisations
- Navigate adult safeguarding meetings effectively to ensure the involvement of the adult and their carers in adult protection procedures
- Understand the new duties created under the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 in respect of promotion of wellbeing, co-operation generally, supply of information
- Communicating with individuals from a range of agencies and facilitating their contribution
- Exploring good practice in chairing meetings
- Formulating and confirming decisions and recommendations