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Safeguarding for Social Housing

All housing staff must know how to recognise a situation where a person may be vulnerable to abuse and neglect.

Course content

Our training equips housing staff with the skills to carry out their duties around safeguarding adults and children.

Content includes:

  • an introduction to safeguarding as outlined by the Care Act 2014
  • a summary of duties and responsibilities of local authorities
  • exploring the difference between child protection and safeguarding
  • exploring the different legal implications for children and adults
  • the relevance of the Mental Capacity Act 2005
  • the relevance of working together to safeguard children 2018
  • the importance of cooperation, partnership and information sharing

Learning outcomes

Attendees will learn how to improve safeguarding practices within the housing sector. Participants will:

  • understand safeguarding responsibilities and duties
  • understand the importance of joint working and good communication
  • know how to share information appropriately, at the right time, with the right people
  • learn how to put safeguarding into practice, including identifying risk and challenging local authority decisions.

Who should attend?

Housing staff or anyone working within housing generally.

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This course seeks to clarify the responsibilities and processes around Safeguarding to minimise the risk of Housing Services not fulfilling their obligations, failing in their duty of care and ultimately being open to prosecution.

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This course will clarify the responsibilities and processes of being a designated Safeguarding Officer. This course will support your organisation in reducing these risks by empowering your staff to take the appropriate and correct actions.

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