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Investigating Financial Abuse

February 18, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm


Who should attend

Target group

Social work practitioners, care co-ordinators, nurses, clinicians, finance staff, police, senior practitioners, health & social care provider managers, Croydon College staff and Dignity Champions. All participants should have an understanding of basic safeguarding principles & be familiar with Croydon’s Safeguarding Adults policy & procedure


1 day


Overview of the course

This one day course aims to equip professionals with the necessary skills to investigate the financial abuse of adults with care & support needs, in line with local Safeguarding Procedures.  It covers the prevalence of financial abuse & powers/duties of statutory bodies, but focuses mainly on how to structure an investigation & the legal remedies available to protect & safeguard the assets of adults


Course Objectives

Bu the end of the course paticipants will:

  • How to risk assess & risk manage financial abuse cases
  • How to set an investigative strategy
  • How to gather & process evidence
  • How to prevent or reduce financial abuse where the adult is purchasing his/her own care
  • The available legal remedies & how to use them
  • The powers & duties of statutory bodies & courts



Steven Davies


Application Process

Book your place here


Further dates

  • To be confirmed




February 18, 2020
9:30 am - 4:30 pm