Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults Courses are suitable for anyone whose job role involves working with vulnerable adults, whether it’s on a full-time or part-time basis. The course is suitable for workers at all levels, including managers, supervisors, full-time staff and volunteers, and requires no pre-requisite knowledge.
The Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults Course is a combination of classroom based learning and also hands on practical instruction.
Successful candidates will gain Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults Training Certification.
Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults (SOVA) places a duty on all employers to ensure that their staff are competent and confident in carrying out their responsibilities for safeguarding and promoting vulnerable adult’s welfare; the roles and functions of agencies; who does what in protecting vulnerable adults; duty of care for safeguarding children on the premises; good working practice in carers.
This one day SOVA Course aims to identify how to recognise abuse and what action to take. It will also teach knowledge and recognition of signs and indicators of abuse. As well as the six principles that underpin the principles as to inform the ways in which professionals and other staff work with people at risk of abuse or neglect.
Anyone who works with vulnerable adults in an environment such as; a Nursing homes, Respite care, Mental health crisis houses, Care homes, Residential homes, Rest homes, Shelters, Hostels, Supported living and Domiciliary services in fact anyone who wants to understand the importance of safeguarding vulnerable adults.
The SOVA Training Course is a ½ day course, lasting 4hrs.
This is a 1/2 day course.
The course is assessed by a multiple choice assessment paper and/or oral or written answers to questions given within the session.
1 year. Refresher training for this course is available.
If you are unsure of which course you need or you just want some advice then please call any of our training centres and speak to one of our training consultants.