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Safeguarding Adults in Care Homes Conference: Preparing for the new single assessment framework

Thu, 19 Sep 2024

Virtual, Online

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The new single assessment framework mean changes to how your setting will be inspected on your safeguarding provision. The new quality statements and changes to the way evidence is gathered mean that you need to ensure your knowledge and working practices are up to date. Join us for this one day conference to ensure that you are ready for forthcoming changes and are ready to evidence outstanding safeguarding.

This one-day virtual conference will bring you keynote sessions from legal experts who will talk you through your legal and statutory responsibilities, as well as forthcoming changes to the inspection framework. You will also hear from industry experts on a range of safeguarding topics, such as identifying and responding to concerns, supporting staff through the inspection process, improving staff training and responding to safeguarding concerns.

With plenty of time of dedicated time to network with colleagues and put your questions to our experts, you’ll leave the day with the knowledge you need to ensure your setting has outstanding safeguarding practices in place.

Who should attend?
Those who work in adult social care at Provider, Responsible Individual, Registered Manager, Deputy Manager and Team Leader level.

Safeguarding means protecting people's health, wellbeing and human rights, and enabling them to live free from harm, abuse and neglect. It's fundamental to high-quality health and social care.

Care Quality Commission

“Some older people are being badly let down by a system that has failed to treat them with dignity and respect or protect them from abuse and neglect.”

Caroline Abrahams, Charity Director, Age UK

This conference will enable you to:·        

  • Understand the obligations and requirements for safeguarding adults in care under the Care Act and NICE guidance

  • Gain insights on how to personalize safeguarding practices

  • Learn about the new Single Assessment Framework and its impact on safeguarding inspections

  • Understand how inspectors will gather evidence and the importance of user experiences in the process

  • Identify various forms of abuse and improper treatment in care settings

  • Improve your knowledge on training staff to recognize and report abuse, including financial abuse

  • Understand the immediate steps to take upon receiving safeguarding concerns

  • Be clear on how to conduct internal investigations and support staff during inquiries

  • Gain insights on fostering a culture of openness and honesty in regard to safeguarding

  • Learn about effective policies and procedures for handling safeguarding concerns

  • Understand strategies to encourage staff reporting and develop response plans for suspected abuse or neglect

  • Understand the context and case law surrounding Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards and Mental Capacity Act

  • Gain insights on best practices for obtaining consent under current regulations.

  • Identify the characteristics of a strong safeguarding culture

  • Learn strategies to promote a culture of safeguarding, respect, and collaboration among staff, residents, and families.

Speakers include:

Tina Welford

Owner and Senior Consultant

Ms Tracey McGee

Health & Social Care Advisor / Consultant, Director of Quality Care Consultant Services Ltd
Quality Care Consultant Services Ltd

Mr Ben Troke


Mr Tim Dallinger

Ex-care Provider, Trainer, Consultant, Conference Speaker, Author
Social Care Consultants Ltd

Exhibition & Sponsorship Packages

This conference offers a valuable opportunity for industry suppliers to personally meet with their target audience where they will have time to talk and demonstrate the benefits of their products. High quality specialist audiences make having a presence at our events a highly targeted and cost effective marketing channel.

Why Exhibit?

Having a presence at this event will give you the opportunity to:

  • Demonstrate your product, system or service
  • Network and engage with your key audience  
  • Generate new business leads
  • Gain exposure for your brand and raise the profile of your organisation
  • Understand the current needs of your audience and challenges they’re facing
  • Update your knowledge of national policy and local developments  


Contact Sarah Jane for exhibition and sponsorship prices, or to discuss a tailored package to suit your needs and budget.

Fee Options

Virtual NHS, Schools, Care and Public Sector



Virtual Voluntary sector & charities



Virtual Commercial organisations



(Prices in brackets include VAT)


Additional delegate discount:

A discount of 15% will be applied to fees for any extra delegates.

Online discount:

A discount of 10% will be applied if you pay using the website.

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