Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Training (SOVA) - Level 2

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Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults (SOVA), Level 2 - Section 1

Health and Social Care Professionals working with adults are required to complete a training course for the Safeguarding of Adults at Risk (Vulnerable Adults), often referred to as SOVA.

This course will cover:

1. Legislation and official guidance references, including:
- Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults (SOVA) Scheme 2004
- Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006
- No Secrets — The Protection of Vulnerable Adults 2000 & 2009 (official guidance published by the Department of Health and the Home Office)
- Care Standards Act 2000.
- The Mental Health Act 1983 and the Mental Capacity Act 2005 - The Mental Health Act 2007
- The Human Rights Act 1998
- The Equality Act 2010
- The Care Act 2014
- Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLS)

2. Definition of the term ‘Vulnerable Adult’ and understanding of the context of safeguarding and protection from abuse

3. Different types of abuse, evidence and the key signs of abuse

4. Case studies and examples of how to respond to suspected or alleged abuse

5. Different ways to minimise the risk of abuse

6. Reporting abuse if there is a suspicion that abuse has occurred (recognising and report unsafe practices).

The course consists of three sections. Each section is followed by a test.

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Any copying in whole or in part of the text of this training programme is strictly prohibited. Moral rights of the author under the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 are asserted.

Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults (SOVA), Level 2 - Section 2

This module will cover Types of Abuse- Physical, Emotional, Sexual, Financial, Institutional, Neglectful and Discriminatory, and we will look at some Case Studies. The module will be followed by a short test.

Please ensure you have read every page of the course (numbered at the bottom of the screen) otherwise, you will not have the option of taking the test.

© 2012 Interactive Healthcare Training Ltd.
Any copying in whole or in part of the text of this training programme is strictly prohibited. Moral rights of the author under the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 are asserted.

Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults (SOVA), Level 2 - Section 3

This module will cover Abuse Reporting and Prevention of Abuse, Risk Assessment and Health and Safety and the No Secrets Act and Rules, followed by a short test.

Please ensure you have read every page of the course (numbered at the bottom of the screen) otherwise, you will not have the option of taking the test.

© 2012 Interactive Healthcare Training Ltd.
Any copying in whole or in part of the text of this training programme is strictly prohibited. Moral rights of the author under the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 are asserted.