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Safeguarding Adults (POVA)

Course Overview

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On average this
course contributes
2 hours
towards your CPD

Workers in the health and social care sectors should complete the Safeguarding Adults - Social Care course. Please click here for our accredited Safeguarding Adults course.

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.

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

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

Please note this module was reviewed and updated May 2010.

Course Details

Lesson Plan

  • Welcome and Learning Objectives
  • Relevant Regulations
  • Definitions and Useful Terms
  • Roles & Responsibilities

Target Audience

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

Duration

It is estimated that this module will take approximately 2 hours to complete (depending on learning speed). As an e-learning module you can complete this training in convenient stages and revisit whenever you wish. The system will record your progress throughout.

Certification

On completion of this course you will be able to download a Virtual College certificate.

CPD Accreditation

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


Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.


What our customers have said

Easy to follow, good links with legislation which I could read up on, or do further independent study, interesting format clicking into screen information.
CT 04/12/2013

Easy to follow and good links to relevant resources
SH 18/12/2013

Easy to understand with good flow and diagrams which help you remember and engrains a safeguarding culture within you.
CC 23/12/2013

How easy it was to scroll through the pages and I liked the practice questions they were very helpful.
BD 30/12/2013

I love the system of learning because It encourages one to study on his or her own, its self learning and is very easy to understand.
VO 05/01/2014

I found the format very helpful and the way its set out gave me good easy reading and understanding.
MF 09/01/2014

The easy access, pictures and simple examples used to explain the different modules is unique.
RA 10/01/2014

It was easy to follow and understand and allowed me to work through it at my own pace. It was good at filling gaps in my knowledge and taught me in an engaging way.
RV 14/02/2014

The content of the course was set at a good level for me. There were some aspects of safeguarding that I wasn't aware and I found the course informative.
LC 27/02/2014

This was the one module on E-learning that I felt taught me something interesting and important, that I could take the knowledge of elswhere. It didn't state the obvious or give unnecessary facts and figures that were impossible to remember.
MJ 11/03/2014

Easy to understand and gives the option of going back to check facts.
LB 07/04/2014

Cost and Discounts

£30 + VAT - This cost is for a single user.

Discounts are available for multiple users (10 or more) for more information please contact info@ukvirtual-college.co.uk, or telephone UKVC Sales on 01943 885089.

How it Works

The information below is specific to this particular course. If you would like a more general guide to how our purchasing and learning works please visit the Four Easy Steps page which should tell you all you need to know.

Alternatively; if you have a specific question or concern why not contact us directly ?

What

This is an online course, all the training will be taken through your browser window. There will be no face-to-face sessions with instructors nor will you receive any training material through the post. If you wish you may print out any page of the training material, and may also print the notes you took during the training.

You can also revisit the training material at any time, even after you have completed the course.

How

The material for this course has been broken down into several smaller lessons, each lesson dealing with a specific area of the overall subject.

The lesson consist of a series of pages in which an instructor will talk you through the lesson material at a pace that suits you. Pages may also include supporting pictures, graphs, animation or extra sounds to help with the learning where appropriate. Some lessons will include challenges/quizzes to help you keep in touch and interested in the material.

Lessons can be taken in any order and each lesson may be PAUSED and RESUMED at any stage. When all lessons in the course have been completed our system will realise and automatically record that you have successfully completed the course

When

This course is delivered fully online allowing you to learn at your own pace, however an average duration would be 2 hours.

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