Safeguarding Adults (POVA)

Producer: Virtual College Ltd

Duration: 2 hours.
This product is an online product and is a single-user, 1-year licence.
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CPD Certified - on average contributes 2 hours towards your CPD

This e-learning course looks at the issues relating to safeguarding adults including notable drivers that have helped shape the UK’s approach towards safeguarding adults. It is aimed at anyone who comes into contact with vulnerable adults during the course of their work.

It aims to raise awareness of the legislation that applies to vulnerable groups and how these policies can be applied in practice. It covers issues such as type of abuse that can occur and how to spot them, developing a safeguarding culture and creating a safe environment along with whistle blowing and codes of practice.

This course includes scenarios to help you to think about what you would do in a given situation.

The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines

This module is aimed at anyone who comes into contact with vulnerable adults.

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

This product allows the student to print a certificate from the course on sucessful completion.

The recommended settings to run this course are:

- Minimum Internet Explorer 6/Netscape Navigator 7
- Flash enabled – Minimum V6
- Popup windows enabled
- Minimum Windows 2000 Operating System
- Silverlight may also need to be installed for some courses


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This course covers the following topics:

- Welcome and Learning Objectives
- Overview
- Duties
- Access Rights and Requests
- Summary


On completion of this module learners will be able to:

- Apply the external policies and procedures that relate to safeguarding adults
- Explain who is covered by the term vulnerable adult
- Identify signs and indicators of abuse
- Know who to go to if you have concerns
- Create a safe environment

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