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Adult support and protection

Trainer: Anne McArthur

Duration: 10am-4pm (full day)

Focus audience: Individuals, groups and allied professions working with vulnerable adults and as a component of continuous professional development.

The course will enable participants to:

  1. Develop an awareness and understanding of the principles of the legislation
  2. Understand the definitions of an ‘adult at risk’ and ‘harm’
  3. Develop an understanding of thresholds and criteria for referral
  4. Recognize the responsibility to refer and the process involved
  5. Develop an understanding of the statutory duties on councils to inquire and investigate
  6. Awareness of Protection Orders; Right to representation; Duty of co-operation
  7. Develop an understanding of the pyramid of intervention
  8. Develop an awareness of the individuals who may be considered in terms of the legislation
  9. Develop an awareness of the linkage between the Adult Support and Protection (Scot) Act 2007, Adults with Incapacity (Scot) Act 2000 and the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) Act 2003

To book your place please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 0141 445 3070.

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