It is widely recognised that older people and persons with disability can become vulnerable to abuse, even in settings which are intended to be places of care, safety and support.
Social Care Training Ireland, through its experiences of working in a wide variety of settings, has put together a training course that aims to equip practitioners with the knowledge and understanding needed to work effectively with vulnerable adults.
- Vulnerable adults in our workplace.
- Current Legislation.
- Categories of Abuse.
- Best practice for safeguarding.
- Dealing with a disclosure.
- Learners will have a greater awareness of vulnerable adults in our society.
- Learners will be aware of dangers posed to the vulnerable adults they may be working with.
- Learners will be knowledgeable on the rights of the vulnerable people in our society and if these rights are being impinged upon.
- Learners will be able to recognise the signs and symptoms of abuse.
- Learners will be able to categorise the type of abuse that a person may be suffering from.
- Learners will be aware of guidelines for safeguarding the vulnerable people they work with.
- Learners will be aware of guidelines for safeguarding themselves and their organisation.
- Learners will be aware of the process to follow if they recognise abuse or receive a disclosure.
This is a one day (6 hour) course
SCTI Certificate of Attendance