Local Government Association Safeguarding webinars

The LGA has announced the launch of a series of webinars to support the understanding of what constitutes a safeguarding concern. These safeguarding adults’ webinars are an opportunity to take stock and reflect on what constitutes a safeguarding concern.

There will be two parts to the webinars, the first part will be a pre-recorded webinar presentation which will give you a foundational understanding and introduce participants to quick guides and case studies which will be referred to in the subsequent series of live virtual Q & A sessions.  Prior viewing of the pre-recorded webinar is recommended and will provide added value to participants.

This series of webinars are aimed at: safeguarding strategic and operational leads in all organisations (including local authority and health providers and police commissioners, voluntary sector, advocacy, independent health and care providers, and homelessness providers/organisations, CQC, etc.).

If you are interested in attending a workshop, please send your expressions of interest to chip@local.gov.uk indicating which webinar you would like to join.

Dates offered:

12th February 2021 (morning)

17th February 2021 (morning)

15th  March 2021 (morning)

22nd March 2021 (morning)

The webinar and Q&A sessions will be led by Making Connections IOW Ltd who facilitated the work on safeguarding enquiries and safeguarding concerns for us.  Please find attached trainers’ bios.

Confirmed facilitators for the Q&A sessions:

Jane Hughes, Managing Director and Adult Safeguarding Consultant, Making Connections IOW Ltd.

Dawn Revell, Adult Safeguarding Consultant Making Connections IOW Ltd.

Useful links:

https://www.local.gov.uk/sites/default/files/documents/25.168_Understanding_what_constitutes_a_safeguarding_07.1.pdf

https://www.local.gov.uk/sites/default/files/documents/25.130%20Making%20Decisions%20on%20the%20duty_06%20WEB.pdf

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