Unwise Decisions & Safeguarding Training

Duration: Half day – 3 hours

Level*: This is a specialist course

Learning Objectives:

This half day course will give an overview of:

·         Care Act duties to protect from abuse and neglect

·         Care Act duties to promote autonomy, choice, control

·         Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights: the right to respect for private life and when it can legitimately be interfered with by the State (of which local authorities are one manifestation)

·         Unwise decision-making by people with mental capacity, involving risk

·         Best interests decisions, involving people lacking mental capacity, containing  risk

·         Concept of the vulnerable adult, with capacity, but subject to undue influence, exploitation etc – and the relevance to safeguarding of other law (including the inherent jurisdiction, the law of equity, financial criminal offences, sexual offences)

Cost - £55

Payment must be received no less than 7 days prior to the course date. The price includes all course materials, refreshments and lunch.

* Level as indicated in the Safeguarding Adult Framework, which can be found on the SET Safeguarding Adults Training Strategy



Book onto course

21.05.17 – Chelmsford – 9.30 -12.30