Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults (SOVA) Level 3 Online Course
Healthcare Professionals working with adults are required to complete a training course for the Safeguarding Adults at Risk (Vulnerable Adults), often referred to as POVA.
Section 1 Will Cover Types of Abuse- Physical, otional , Sexual, Financial, Institutional, Neglectful and Discriminatory and we will look at some Case Studies. The module will be followed by a short test.
Section 2Will cover Abuse reporting and Prevention of Abuse, Risk Assessment and Health and Safety and the No Secrets Act and rules, followed by a short test.
Section 3Health and social care professionals working with adults are required to complete a training course for the Safeguarding Adults at Risk (Vulnerable Adults), often referred to as POVA.
This course draws upon legislation and official guidance references, including:¢ Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults (POVA) Sche 2004¢ Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006¢ No Secrets “ The Protection of Vulnerable Adults 2000 & 2009 (official guidance published by the Department of Health and the Home Office)¢ Care Standards Act 2000.¢ The Mental Health Act 1983 and the Mental Capacity Act 2005¢ The Human Rights Act 1998¢ The Equality Act 2010
This course is intended for health and social care professionals; designated referrers; investigators; managers of staff who may refer; those who chair investigations; those who are responsible for operational managent of safeguarding issues or strategic managent across services. It draws upon good practice guidance, in particular, the Sussex Multi-Agency Policy and Procedure for Safeguarding Adults at Risk.
Upcoming start dates
- Self-Paced Online
Suitability - Who should attend?
Who can take the course?
Anyone who has an interest in learning more about this subject matter is encouraged to take the course. There are no entry requirents to take the course.
Outcome / Qualification etc.
- Improve your career prospects.
- Learn valuable knowledge, skills, advice and guidance to help you achieve success.
- Study online from anywhere.
- Study at your own pace.
- Download and print your industry recognised certificate on successful completion.
Course delivery details
We estimate that the entire program is likely to take around 2-4 hours to work through initially, but you may want to allow more time to repeat some areas. You should allow an additional 30 minutes for the end of course test.
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