Healthcare Professionals working with adults are required to complete a training course for the Safeguarding Adults at Risk (Vulnerable Adults), often referred to as POVA.
This course will cover Types of Abuse- Physical, Emotional , Sexual, Financial, Institutional, Abuse reporting and Prevention of Abuse, Risk Assessment, Health & Safety, the No Secrets Act, rules Neglectful and Discriminatory and we will look at some Case Studies followed by a short test.
Courses Include 12 Months Unlimited Online Access to:
This course will cover:
Expert Online Training: Our courses use only the industry’s finest instructors. Unlike a live class, you can fast-forward, repeat or rewind all your lectures. This creates a personal learning experience and gives you all the benefit of hands-on training with the flexibility of doing it around your schedule 24/7.
Visual Demonstrations & Multimedia Presentations: Our courseware includes demonstrations and visual presentations that allow students to develop their skills based on real world scenarios explained by the instructor.
Navigation and Controls: These self-paced training programs are designed in a modular fashion to allow you the flexibility to work with expert level instruction anytime 24/7. All courses are arranged in defined sections with navigation controls allowing you to control the pace of your training. This allows students to learn at their own pace around their schedule.
Certificate of Completion: Upon completion of your training course, you will receive a Certificate of completion displaying your full name, course completed as well as the date of completion. You can print this out or save it digitally to showcase your accomplishment.
1. Legislation and official guidance references, including:
• Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults (POVA) Scheme 2004
• Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006
• No Secrets – The Protection of Vulnerable Adults 2000 & 2009 (official guidance published by the Department of Health and the Home Office)
• Care Standards Act 2000.
• The Mental Health Act 1983 and the Mental Capacity Act 2005
• The Human Rights Act 1998
• The Equality Act 2010
2. Definition of the term ‘Vulnerable Adult’ and understanding of the context of safeguarding and protection from abuse
3. Different types of abuse, evidence and the key signs of abuse
4. Case studies and examples how to respond to suspected or alleged abuse
5. Different ways to minimise the risk of abuse
6. Reporting abuse if there is a suspicion that abuse has occurred (recognising and report unsafe practices).