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Safeguarding Adults: Making Safeguarding Enquiries for Lead Enquiry Officers (LEOs Module 3 of 4  Information Sharing and Record Keeping)

Distance Learning , Online learning
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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 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 taking part in these modules.


PLEASE NOTE: LAS (Liquid Logic Adults) Safeguarding Adults Training has been arranged to follow on from this LEO training. If you have not already completed this mandatory training prior to attending this LEO course you can book onto the LAS training in the usual way, via the East Sussex Learning Portal. Log in and select the ‘Adult Social Care’ channel, then click ‘Training and Development’ and in the Search field type ‘LAS Safeguarding’ and the courses will be listed. Courses are free of charge.


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 3 Information sharing and record keeping
Prior to our virtual session please read:-
2.2.5 Consent and empowerment of the adult when raising a safeguarding concern page 24
2.4.3 Consent page 54
2.4.11 Information sharing within criminal investigations page 60
2.7.5 Consent and capacity in relation to domestic violence and abuse pages 80, 81.
2.9 Adult safeguarding and sharing information pages 109-113

Click here to download a PDF version of the Sussex Safeguarding Adults Policy and Procedures

Sussex Safeguarding Adults Boards (SABs) Information sharing guide and protocol.
For protocol click here: East Sussex Safeguarding Adults Board website


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
Tuesday 27 October 2020
End Date
Tuesday 27 October 2020
Closing Date
Monday 26 October 2020
10:00 - 11:30
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