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SOVA - Safe Guarding Adults From Abuse

Course Duration - 3 Hours

Description - To raise the level of awareness of people who are involved with vulnerable adults, thus being able to recognise abuse, and know their roles and responsibilities.

Course Content 

  • Understand the Legislation associated with adult abuse

  • Learning the different definitions including what is abuse and vulnerability

  • An in depth look at the different categories of abuse including examples in each category

  • Explanation of the general indicators of abuse

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  • Understanding what must be done if abuse is seen or suspected

  • Understanding the process of an investigation and how organisations work together

  • Understanding the importance of confidentiality and whistleblowing

  • Understanding how the Mental Capacity Act is connected to adult abuse.

95 West Fen Road, Ely, Cambridge, CB6 3AD 

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