Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults

Course Description

The SOVA (formerly POVA) course raises awareness of the importance of safeguarding vulnerable adults. Learners will be in a better position to implement their adult protection policy and the procedures they should follow. This course is essential for anyone working with vulnerable adults.

What you can expect to learn

  • Legislative framework
  • Categories of abuse
  • Recognising signs and symptoms of abuse
  • Recognising a vulnerable adult
  • Recognise the boundaries of communication
  • Understand organisational procedures when abuse is suspected or witnessed
  • Good practice and minimising the risks
  • The importance of debriefing

Course Details


Half Day

Course Fees

£22 +VAT

Upcoming Dates

To enable us to offer low cost and excellent value training, this course is scheduled based on the level of demand. Please email if you would like to register your interest and be added to our on- demand system . As soon as we have the required number of enquiries we will schedule another date and be in contact with the details.


How can I register for this course?

Complete our registration form

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