Standard Adult Safeguarding Course (Online) details
This Standard Adult Safeguarding course - also known as Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults (SOVA) or Protection of Vulnerable Adults (POVA), is essential learning for all those who work or volunteer directly with adults at risk or their families. Compliant with the Care Act 2014 , government guidance and including links to your local Safeguarding Adults Board, this online e-learning course covers everything staff need to know about what might concern them, how to respond to concerns appropriately and what to consider in adopting safer working practice.
The course is interactive and takes around an hour to complete and students need not complete the training in a single sitting.
The training meets the requirements of the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and General Dental Council (GDC) .
General Adult Safeguarding course covering:
- Legislation and guidance
- The recognition of adult abuse
- How to respond to concerns
- Who to contact when there is a concern
- Fulfilling "duty of care"
- Safer practice and keeping adults at risk safe
This course meets the educational criteria required for verifiable Continuing Professional Development under the General Dental Council Lifelong Learning Scheme and represents 3 hours of verifiable CPD.
SAFE also offers a number of open-house, public adult safeguarding training events. For a list of face to face training dates and venues click here