Legal Remedies in support of Safeguarding Training Course

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Legal Remedies in support of Safeguarding Training Course ‐ November 2019

The Course Objectives:

The day long course will look at the use of legal remedies in and around safeguarding, so that staff will be better  equipped to discuss and come to decisions about their options in various situations.


Lecture, Q and A, consideration of typical scenarios in group settings

Course Content:
  • Where the concept of safeguarding sits, within and parallel to adult social care functions
  • The differences between use of legal remedies for enquiries and going beyond enquiries
  • The key to it all – mental incapacity in relation to self‐protection
  • Powers of entry in order to get to someone who may be at risk of harm and/or saying no to help
  • Powers of entry in self‐neglect cases
  • Use of the MCA to determine disputed incapacity in the first place
  • Use of the inherent jurisdiction in relation to the merely vulnerable
  • Emergency/out of hours injunctions in the CoP
  • Court of Protection applications for single orders regarding contact, health and welfare disputes
  • Removal of deputies/attorneys etc.
  • Criminal compensation orders
  • Sexual harm prevention orders
  • Advising people and their relatives as to civil and criminal remedies that they can pursue themselves
  • Safeguarding Adults Reviews
  • Being open with people who want to complain about Safeguarding

To book on please email with your name, organisation, job title, contact details, any special requirements and the session you would like to attend.

Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

Refreshments will be provided throughout the day.

Lunch will not be provided.

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About the Author:

Sean Tunnicliffe
Sean is the communications Officer at Leeds Older People’s Forum (LOPF) and also deals with admin and office management. He enjoys the wide variety of his role which covers things like designing reports and documents, organising meetings, putting together ebulletins, writing blogs, updating the LOPF website and social media and making sure that the office never runs out of milk. He has worked in the third sector since 2001 first with Volition and then LOPF and is the longest serving member of the Forum Central team. Previous to this Sean had mainly worked in horticulture and also had a spell managing a newsagent shop.

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