Safeguarding Adults Board

Workforce Development

The Board's Safeguarding Adults Workforce Development Strategy 2018-21 is produced by the Learning and Development Subgroup of the Board. The aim of the Strategy is to coordinate resources and give direction to ensure the West of Berkshire has a workforce that can identify and respond to safeguarding issues with competence and skill.


This section includes the agreed training standards and the training programmes and contact details for the training teams in Reading, West Berkshire and Wokingham.  

Safeguarding Adults Bite-size Workshops

These two-hour interactive workshops are free to attend and open to all sectors across Reading, West Berkshire and Wokingham.

Mental Capacity Act Week 16-20 October 2017

A series of free workshops were held to support practitioners to develop skills and knowledge in understanding and applying the Mental Capacity Act 2005. The presentations are provided here: MCA in Practice, A Carer's View, MCA Checklist, MCA and consent.

Joint Children and Adults Safeguarding Conference

This section includes presentations delivered at previous joint safeguarding conferences on the themes of mental health disabilities and challenging cultural assumptions.