Event details

We are pleased to announce this National Safeguarding Adults Summit which will focus on Adult Safeguarding during Covid-19: delivering a strengths based approach, improving decision making, user involvement and outcomes. The conference aims to bring together adult safeguarding leads to understand current issues and the national context, and to debate and discuss key issues and areas you are facing in practice, developing a strengths based approach to adult safeguarding during the pandemic. 

This conference will enable you to:

  • Network with colleagues who are working to improve adult safeguarding practice
  • Understand the national context of your safeguarding practice during Covid-19
  • Reflect on the lived experience
  • Understand how you can develop and embed a strengths based approach to adult safeguarding
  • Ensure the learning from Safeguarding Adult Reviews (SARs) is used to identify systemic risk issues and improve practice, including the management of COVID-19 related Safeguarding Adults Review (SAR) referrals
  • Learn from others to enable a user focused approach to adult safeguarding
  • Understand the use of complex safeguarding in adult practice
  • Learn from Adult Safeguarding and Domestic Violence 
  • Understand the benefits and challenges of Virtual Safeguarding Practice 
  • Ensure you deliver effective safeguarding practice in Self Neglect and Hoarding during Covid-19
  • Understand the legal context including implications of recent developments such as the move from DoLS to Liberty Protection Safeguards
  • Improve your skills in decision making in adult safeguarding: understanding mental capacity
  • Develop your skills in safeguarding investigation, undertaking a safeguarding enquiry and report writing
  • Self assess and reflect on your own practice
  • Gain CPD accreditation points contributing to professional development and revalidation evidence