SOVA – 3 Hours

Course Aim:

To develop an understanding on the Safeguarding of Adults

Course Duration:

3 hours

Who Should Attend:

All Staff who work with Vulnerable Adults


• To Identify Abuse and the signs and symptoms of abuse.
• Understand the roles and responsibilities of staff and organisations working together to protect vulnerable adults from abuse.
• To identify what to do in the event of disclosure or have a concern.
• Highlight actions and responsibilities (knowing what to do and what not to do).

Assessment method:

Formative: (scenario and activities)

Summative (Quiz)

Course Content:

  • Underpinning Values
  • The Care Act and Safeguarding
  • What is abuse?
  • Definition of Abuse
  • Purpose of the Safeguarding system
  • Policy and Content
  • Who abuses and what constitutes as abuse?
  • Categories of abuse and their signs and symptoms
  • Scenarios
  • Staff Duties and action to take
  • Who to report to
  • Do’s and Don’ts
  • Recording & Reporting
  • Confidentiality & Data protection guidance
  • Mental Capacity Act 2005
  • Best practice considerations
  • Your Duties
  • Victims needs

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