Adult Support and Protection in Argyll and Bute
Effective Working Together
To attend council officer training you must also attend this session.
Thursday 23rd april 2020
9.30pm to 4.00pm
Kilmory Council Chambers, Lochgilphead
This highly participative one-day course gives attendees an opportunity to explore multi-agency working in Argyll and Bute and encourages best practice in Adult Support and Protection (ASP).
Brief tutor-lead inputs encourage participants to discover the fundamentals of ASP through an interesting case example that unfolds as the day develops. It reaffirms the centrality of multi-agency working and emphasises the essential role of the Council Officer in the support and protection of adults and provides an overview of the ASP process from referral to case conference and support plan.
It is aimed at frontline staff and first-line managers in all agencies that work with adults who may be at risk of harm.
On completion of the course, participants will enhance the support and protection of adults at risk of harm by -
- Becoming familiar with the Local Multi-Agency Adult Protection Process and Guidance
- Understanding individual & multi-agency responsibilities in Adult Support and Protection
- Understanding the requirement and importance of sharing information and co-operation under the ASP (Scotland) Act 2007 to support and protect adults at risk of harm
- Understanding how to enhance local multi-agency working
- Being aware of complementary legislation for adults in the community and the relationship to ASP.
– The Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007
– Mental Health (Care and Treatment)(Scotland) Act 2003
– Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000.
Feedback from previous participants
- “Interesting and engaging approach”
- “I now understand the whole process”
- “Kept my attention for the whole day”