Safeguarding Adults (POVA)
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.
- Welcome and Learning Objectives
- Relevant Regulations
- Definitions and Useful Terms
- Roles & Responsibilities
This module is aimed at anyone who comes into contact with vulnerable adults.
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.
On completion of this course you will be able to download a Virtual College certificate.
The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted
Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines
There are no specific entry requirements for this course.
What our customers have saidI enjoyed the interactive element of clicking on the photos and questions in the task which asked 'is this abuse?', 'what type of abuse?' etc.
The module has very good animation thereby making it interesting
I enjoyed the layout of the course, and how good it was.
I think this is a good explanation of the topic.
Found it interesting and informative and the practice questions reassuring.
I liked how easy it was to do this on line course and would recommend it to other people.
I really like the animations and the voice narration as part of the course as it appeals in a visual and auditory fashion to learners that may be this way inclined. I liked the animated illustrations, they were bright and nice to look at and very welcoming.
I found the system and module was easy to use, informative and extremely relevant to my job role.
I liked the interactivity of the training. it is much more interesting than just a plain power-point type training e learning course.
Simplicity of navigating through the modules.I never felt I was bombarded with information, it was always presented in a way that was easy to understand and follow.
Easy to follow, good links with legislation which I could read up on, or do further independent study, interesting format clicking into screen information.
Easy to follow and good links to relevant resources
Easy to understand with good flow and diagrams which help you remember and engrains a safeguarding culture within you.
How easy it was to scroll through the pages and I liked the practice questions they were very helpful.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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.
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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.
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
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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