SOVA


Abuse, Protection of Vulnerable Adults in Care

This is a 6-hour course giving an awareness of abuse and is relevant to all staff working in a care environment.

Course content:

Forms of abuse covering the following:

    • Physical abuse
    • Financial abuse
    • Sexual abuse
    • Psychological/Emotional Abuse
    • Neglect
    • Definition of Vulnerable Adults & significant harm
    • Indicators to the above
    • Legislation
    • Reporting suspected or actual abuse
    • Department of Health “No secrets”

Delivery method – Delivered using tutoring, participative learning techniques, role-play and case studies. A certificate of attendance is issued upon completion of the course.