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Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults (SOVA/POVA) - An Introduction                                                                                                                                                                        

It is a tragic fact that that almost all disclosures of abuse are true. It is a care workers responsibility to contribute to the protection of individuals from abuse. In order to ensure good professional practice it is essential for workers in care settings to know how society handles abuse, how to recognise it and what to do about it. It is important for care workers to respond effectively to any concerns of, or disclosures of abusive situations.

Course Objectives /Aims & Learning Outcomes:

Aims & Objectives:

To raise awareness of a care workers role and responsibilities when responding to abusive situations.

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of the course participants should be able to:

Course Outline:

Mode of Delivery:

The course is delivered as an interactive training session, with taught elements supported by a range of worksheets, exercises and case studies.

Benefits Perceived by Participants:

Intended for:

This course is intended care workers and support staff including, those new to the care sector who are employed in residential or domiciliary settings.

Pre-course Requirements:


Course Duration:

1 day (6 hrs) IPD/CPD


This course is currently only being provided on an In-house basis but will be offered as an open course immediately sufficient numbers have registered their interest.

To register your interest go to Contact Us and fill in the email form or telephone 01446 775959

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