This programme will give you the knowledge and skills you need to safeguard and protect adults in your workplace.
The good news is that you don’t need any previous qualifications to take this course. It is designed to encourage your own personal development in an area important to you.
The material in this programme will answer many questions for employers, employees and the service user.
Further information on any issues relating to the safeguarding of adults can be found on the Care Quality Commission
Note that “Safeguarding Adults” has become the recognised term currently used by most organisations. Previously, the terms PoVA (Protection of Vulnerable Adults) and SoVA (Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults) were used. These terms mean the same thing and are interchangeable.
Upon successful completion of the learning materials and achieving the required score in the multiple-choice examination, a certificate will be awarded to confirm your achievement.
This Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults course consists of four modules:
- Safeguarding Legislation
- Understanding Abuse and Neglect
- Understanding the Importance of Communication in Care
- Challenging Behaviour
Module 1: Safeguarding Legislation
- Who is a 'vulnerable adult?'
- Six principles of the care act 2014
- Change in practice
- Safeguarding adults boards (SABs)
- Serious Adult Reviews
- Organisational involvement
- The Disclosure and Barring Service
- The CQC - making sure regulations are followed
- Your part in protecting vulnerable adults
- Whistle blowing
- Mental Capacity Act
- Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLS)
Module 2: Understanding Abuse and Neglect
- Abuse and Neglect (often called elder abuse and neglect)
- Types of Neglect
- Types of Abuse
- How to recognise neglect and abuse
- Possible Causes of Self-Neglect
- Possible Causes of Elder Abuse
- Reporting Abuse
Module 3: Understanding Importance of Communication In Care
- What is communication?
- Different types of Communication
- Barriers to Communication
- Abusive Communication
- Written Communications
Module 4: Challenging Behaviour
- What is challenging behaviour?
- The ‘ABC’ of Behaviour
- Common Law - Assault and Battery
- Risk Assessment
- Approximately 1 hour (counts towards your CPD hours)
Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Course Is Suitable For...
NHS and independent healthcare providers, bank staff and agency workers, and educational organisations including:
- Individuals who want to gain an awareness and increase knowledge
- Care Assistants (HCA)
- Non-Clinical Persons
- Support Workers
- Adult Social Care Workers
- Residential Home Staff
- Nursing Home Staff
- Nurses including Practice, Adult, Registered & Clinical
- Domiciliary Care Workers
- Home Care Workers
- Clinical Support Workers
- Community Healthcare Workers
- Bank and Temporary Nurses
- Bank and Temporary Carers
Type: Online Interactive User-Friendly Training With Downloadable Documentation
Accreditation: Nationally Recognised CPD Accredited Courses
Access: 24/7 Unlimited Accesses For 12 Months
Evidence: Learning & Certification Remain On The System Indefinitely
Exam & Assessment
Certificate: A CPD Accredited Certificate is Instantly Available Upon Completion
Exam Type: Online Multiple Choice Assessment
Exam Included: Exam Is Included In The Price
Exam Retakes: Unlimited Retakes At No Extra Cost
Additionally, once you’ve completed the Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Training, you may be interested in deepening your skills and knowledge with one of our other cpd courses.