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Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults (SOVA POVA) What are the benefits of attending the course? The course will help participants to: Provide a service that protects vulnerable adults Explain the concepts of protection and vulnerability Recognise the types of abuse and their related signs Describe the key points of government legislation and regulations to protect vulnerable adults Work with appropriate, explicit confidentiality Explain the risk management process and its importance Explain the importance of reporting and whistle-blowing on actual or potential abuse Take personal action to safeguard vulnerable adults in your care What does the course cover? Duty of care ? from Employer Employee?s perspective Definitions of the terms vulnerable adults and safeguarding of adults? Explain the concept of the Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults in a care setting Define the term abuse distinguishing between the various patterns of abuse Confidentiality Risk assessment (incorporating into Care Plans) Rights and responsibilities of vulnerable adults (including their understanding) Emotional health and safety Physical health and safety How to report suspected abuse including who to report suspected abuse to Dignity and respect Boundaries Listening skills Working within the No Secrets Act and POVA SOVA legislation Working within the organisation?s relevant policies Who is the course suitable for? All staff who work with vulnerable adults. How is the course assessed? Participants sit a multiple choice assessment at the end of the course. A certificate in Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults is issued to all who successfully show their competence.

Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults (SOVA POVA) What are the benefits of attending the course? The course will help participants to: Provide a service that protects vulnerable adults Explain the concepts of protection and vulnerability Recognise the types of abuse and their related signs Describe the key points of government legislation and regulations to protect vulnerable adults Work with...

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