Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults


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Aim: Participants will gain knowledge and awareness of best practice in relation to the welfare of vulnerable adults in Ireland, including an overview of key legislation and national policies and a review of case studies to better understand how to safeguard vulnerable adults from harm.

Who is this course for? Healthcare professionals working closely with vulnerable adults.

Certification: 2 year validation.

Course Topics:

  • Safeguarding Vulnerable Persons at Risk of Abuse, National Policy & Procedures -Incorporating Services for Elder Abuse and for Persons with a Disability, HSE (2014).
  • National Standards for Residential Services (Adults) with Disabilities, HIQA (2013).
  • Trust In Care 2005.
  • Case studies.

Course Objectives:

  • To provide an overview of key legislation and national polices in safeguarding vulnerable adults in Ireland.
  • To increase awareness of best practices regarding the promotion of welfare of adults and safeguarding them from abuse.

Method of Delivery: Online; participants complete the course through their PC or laptop at specific times.

Duration: 2 hours.

Assessment: No assessment.


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Total Cost 30.00
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