Local Resources and Publications
Presentations and PowerPoints
The following link provides of presentations which have been shared across our networks. Some provide an overview of the work of the WSAB other provide information on different safeguarding topics or concerns. Link to: WSAB Presentations Archives
Following recommendations from a number of Safeguarding Adults Review on the need to raise awareness and improve practice in relation to the Mental Capacity Act the WSAB have developed a serise of Podcasts and Webinars. These were developed in collaboration with people and families who have experience of health and care services and give overview of the legislative frameworks, as well as taking time to explore how this may be received by the person, their parents and carers.
Whilst they were primarily designed for professional they are also be helpful for families, carers and other practitioners who want more information
Mental Capacity Act and Best Interest
Two webinars can be viewed on YouTube by clicking here
We also have a resource sheet which identifies the learning from local SARs where a need for improvements in practice in the application of the mental capacity act has been identified as an area for learning.
The Chair of the WSAB has worked with New Possibilities to produce a podcast on executive function. This can be viewed by pressing on the link below
Fraud and Scams
Professor Keith Brown, the WSAB Chair also worked with New Possibilities to produce a podcast on Fraud and Scams for the WSAB.
This can be viewed on YouTube by clicking Here Link to Fraud and Scam Podcast
Professor Brown has also produced other documents on scams and financial abuse which can be accessed by following the links below:
Zero Suicide Alliance Free Awareness Raising Training
Zero Suicide Alliance offers Suicide Awareness Training in under 30 minutes to give you the skills and confidence to help someone who may be considering suicide.
Please see the following link to access:
Professor Brown, has produced a wide range of information to support people where mental capacity is a concern, which can be found by following the links below:
- The Liberty Protection Safeguards
- The Mental Capacity Act requirements for clinical decisions regarding treatment and care
- The Mental Capacity Act requirements when an individual lacks the mental capacity to consent to treatment and care
- Next of Kin – Understanding Decision Making Authorities