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Undertaking Section 42 Enquiries

Course Title :
Undertaking Section 42 Enquiries
Course Code :
Description :

Please note the session taking place on 25th February 2020 is now fully booked.

If you wish to be placed on a waiting list for any cancellations please email

  Scheduled Date's For Course :
No course Date is available
Course Duration :
1 Day
  Delivered By :
  Aimed At :

Those who will cause and/or undertake Section 42 enquiries.

  Aim :

By the end of the session attendees will be able to participate fully in a safeguarding enquiry and undertake a Section 42 enquiry if requested to do so by the Local Authority, ensuring a Making Safeguarding Personal approach is used from the onset.

  Learning Outcomes :
By the end of this training session, attendees should: 
  • Understand the role and responsibilities of partner agencies in undertaking Section 42 safeguarding enquiries under the Care Act 2014
  • Understand the West Midlands policies and procedures in undertaking safeguarding enquiries
  • Be able to plan a Section 42 enquiry and complete a report using best practice tips
  • Promote a person centred approach from the onset
  • Understand that mental capacity and consent issues are integral to safeguarding practice
  Minimum Requirements :

Safeguarding Adults Awareness Training (Level 1)