Safeguarding of Vulnerable adults

Online course available

Online course

Onsite course available

Onsite course

Our half-day Safeguarding of vulnerable adults (SOVA) course is in line with the Section 8- The Protection Standard of the National Quality Standards for Residential Care settings for older people in Ireland as published by HIQA (Health Information Quality Authority)

Our SOVA Training is aimed at nurses, healthcare assistants and any person who works with the elderly on a regular basis.

Providing the healthcare worker with knowledge regarding the signs and indications of abuse of vulnerable adults, to promote wellbeing of the vulnerable patients.

  • How to safeguard vulnerable adults through:

    • Increasing knowledge and understanding of what use is
    • Help staff identify the different types of abuse
    • Assist staff in how to recognise abuse or signs of abuse
    • Help staff identify care practices that might lead or contribute to abuse
    • To increase staff knowledge of actions necessary to report abuse
    • How to manage disclosure

The course is highly interactive with each theory session being followed by demonstration, practical tasks and assessment of individual skills.

Continuous assessment throughout the course. At the end of the session, a multiple-choice exam will take place.

you will be issued with a PSTC certificate valid for 3 years

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