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Roles and competencies in Adult Safeguarding

A new intercollegiate publication (with contributors including the Royal College of Nursing, British Association of Social Workers, College of Paramedics and the British Geriatrics Society to name but a few..) sets out a framework for professional competencies around adult safeguarding.

This useful document sets out six levels of health and social care roles, identifying staff roles that fit into each level, for example receptionists and administrative staff in Level 1, registered nurses and care home managers in Level 3 and a Board level for chief executives and directors. Within each level the document then describes the expected core competencies, knowledge, skills, attidues and values that professionals in each Level should demonstrate. The document is available to view here: https://www.rcn.org.uk/professional-development/publications/pub-007069 and the expected standards will be explicitly referred to in our safeguarding training.

 

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