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Understanding Adult Safeguarding is vital for all working in social housing. In this webinar we will look at the six principles of safeguarding and take you through the key provisions of the Care Act 2014. We will also explore the practical steps that should be taken in order to promote adult safeguarding, be able to recognise and make effective safeguarding referrals and deal with local authority requests as part of a Safeguarding Adults Review.
About the Speakers:
Donna heads up a team advising on all aspects of housing management law and practice, acting for Local Authorities, Registered Providers and private landlords in complex litigation, including possession proceedings; actions to restrain Anti-Social Behaviour; injunctions and disrepair actions. She also advises social landlords on matters of housing policy and procedure. She has particular specialism in matters relating to mental health, capacity and safeguarding.
Samantha advises on all aspects of Housing Management for Registered Providers including possession claims, injunction applications for breach of covenant, anti-social behaviour and nuisance, statutory nuisance, disrepair, claims for money judgments, leasehold disputes and policy and tenancy advice. She regularly litigates in the County Court as well as in the Property Tribunals, Magistrates Court, High Court and Court of Appeal.