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Safeguarding Adults: Making Safeguarding Enquiries for Lead Enquiry Officers (LEOs Module 2 of 4  Making Safeguarding Personal)

Distance Learning , Online learning
Admin Contact
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Target Audience
Assessment & Care Management / Directly Provided Services (ESCC)
target audience
Course Types
Course categories
ESCC Assessment & Care Management / ESCC Directly Provided Services
Safeguarding Adults
Course description
This training course is for operational staff in ESCC Adult Social Care Services who may be asked to make or contribute to a safeguarding enquiry under Section 42 of the Care Act 2014, and will include; the Local Authority's duty under s42 of the Care Act 2014; planning an enquiry; involving the adult – using a Making Safeguarding Personal approach; completing an enquiry.


This is for staff, new to ESCC or new to the role of making enquiries. Staff who have previously completed Enquiry Officer / Enquiry Manager training do not need to attend as the course content is very similar.


Staff will need to have completed a Safeguarding Adults Basic Awareness training session before attending this 1 day course.


This Making Safeguarding Enquiries for Lead Enquiry Officers virtual training is made up of 4 Modules, all 4 modules need to be completed to have successfully completed this course. The modules are: Module 1 - What is Safeguarding? on 21/10/20 from 10.00am-11.30am, Module 2 - Making Safeguarding Personal on 22/10/20 from 10.00am-11.30am, Module 3 - Information Sharing and Record Keeping on 27/10/20 from 10.00am-11.30am and Module 4 - Making Enquiries on 28/10/20 from 10.00am-11.30am


Pre course reading: Module 2 Making safeguarding personal?
Prior to our virtual session please read:-
The ADASS and LGA information and toolkit on MSP


The training will be delivered through Microsoft Teams. Once your place on this event has been confirmed, you will receive a separate Outlook calendar invite with a link to the Microsoft Teams meeting. Please note this invite will be sent close to the day/time of the event. Please read the attached document – Attending online training- before joining the course.

Training objectives

The aim of this training is to support the development of the knowledge and skills required to fulfil the Lead Enquiry Officer's role.



Learning outcomes

The aim of this training is to support the development of the knowledge and skills required to fulfil the Lead Enquiry Officer's role.


Additional Information
Start Date
Thursday 22 October 2020
End Date
Thursday 22 October 2020
Closing Date
Wednesday 21 October 2020
10:00 - 11:30
Maximum Places
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