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Regional Adult Safeguarding Partners event

11 March 2015
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When: Wed 11th Mar 09:45 - Wed 11th Mar 13:15

Where: BVSC, Birmingham, B5 6DR

This regional event aimed at Safeguarding Board representatives will provide an opportunity to reinforce the requirements within the Care Act and ensure all WM Partners have sufficient understanding of their new role post 1st April 2015.

                                                         


Aimed at Safeguarding Board representatives (CCGs including a GP representative; NHS providers; Police; Ambulance Service; Fire Service; Probation Serevice and CRCs), this regional event provides an opportunity to reinforce the requirements within the Care Act and ensure all WM Partners have sufficient understanding of their new role post 1st April 2015.

 


Draft agenda - click here to download


 

Supported by IEWM and the University of Keele, WM ADASS are hosting this event to look at the following implications of the Act:

 

  • Making enquiries –under Ch 14 of the DH Guidance  Para 77 and 84 and
  • The Roles and responsibilities of a Designated Adult Safeguarding Manager (DASM)

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These two areas will be discussed in the context of the philosophical and cultural changes signalled in "Making Safeguarding Personal" and reflected in our proposed revisions to current West Midlands procedures and guidance.

Dr Alison Brammer from Keele University will be delivering a masterclass/presentation on the topics of "Implications of the Care Act: How it relates to you". 

Dr Brammer is a solicitor, Director of the MA in Safeguarding Adults: Law, Policy and Practice at Keele. She is also a legal Editor of the Journal of Adult Protection and her key publications include books on Safeguarding Adults and Social Work Law. More information can be found here.

 

West Midlands Local Authorities are requested to nominate up to 4 delegates each to attend the event. 

To register, please click on "Book a place" button above.