The Safeguarding Vulnerable Persons at Risk of Abuse Course is very interactive and looks at each care setting individually. Participants work on case studies and there is constant encouragement for open discussions throughout. Confidentiality is of utmost importance.
Each course is designed specifically for the care setting the training is taken place in. Prior to all courses, contact is made with the Person In Charge to discuss any concerns. Internally policies and guidance is discussed.
- Introduction & Course Objectives
- What Elder Abuse is?
- Different types of abuse
- Building blocks for safeguarding and promoting welfare
- Key considerations in recognising abuse of signs of abuse
- Care Practices that might lead or contribute to Elder Abuse
- Responding to concerns or allegations of abuse of vulnerable people
- Managing disclosure
- Conclude & Follow Up Process
HSE DVD`s can also be used where applicable
Webinar, instructor lead, and interactive training course.
The Safeguarding Vulnerable Persons at Risk of Abuse training is designed to increase candidate’s knowledge in relation to Elderly Abuse Prevention.
This course is designed in line with the Section 8 – The Protection Standard of the National Quality Standards for Residential Care settings for Older People in Ireland as published by HIQA and The Health Act 2007 (Care and support of residents in designated centres for persons (children and adults with disabilities) Regulation 2013. There will also be discussions around all recent changes in practice around Safeguarding Vulnerable persons.
Awarding Body: Optima Training & Consulting Ltd
National Framework of Qualifications Level: N/a
Certification: Optima Training & Consulting Ltd Certificate of Completion
Minimum age- 18 years old
Minimum English requirements: Leaners must be able to understand and convey the concepts contained in the programme content.
Assessment Details: Class Interaction
Cost Per Person:
The fee is inclusive of all training courseware materials, certificate of completion and 3 months after training support.
Progression Opportunities: Please see related courses
Protection for Enrolled Students: N/A
Should a course not proceed, any payment received will be refunded within 48 hours