Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults (AoFAQ) Award - Thames Valley Ambulance & Paramedic Services CPD Course / CPD Training

06 Dec 2013 5:03 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults

Course Type

1 Day Course

Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adult Course is to provide the candidates with the underpinning knowledge to support them and their organisation with responsibilities to protect vulnerable adults in the health and social care setting.

By the end of the session, the candidates will be able to:
Describe the term “safeguarding”; State who is vulnerable from abuse; State reasons where abuse could happen; Define the term “dignity”; and State the role of the Disclosure and Barring Service.
  • Introduction to abuse in health and social care
  • What is a Vulnerable Adults?
  • What is Safeguarding?
  • Who are Vulnerable?
  • Where can abuse happen?
  • Who may be the Abuser? Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adult
  • Dignity in Safeguarding
  • Definition of Abuse
  • Definition of Significant Harm
  • Situations when vulnerable adults may be abused at home
  • Situations when abuse could have in care setting Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adult
  • The Role of Disclosure and Barring Service
  • The Different Types of Abuse
  • Types of Abuse and their Possible indicators
  • Alerting and Reporting Suspected Abuse
  • Employer and Employees Responsibilities Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adult
  • Whistleblowing
  • Making a Referral
  • Responding to a Disclosure



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