Level 2 National Award in the Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults (SOVA)
The course has been developed using Government guidance including the ‘No Secrets’ 2000 document and is suitable for paid workers, volunteers, supervisors, managers etc. within health and social care. It is also ideal for anyone who requires refreshing their knowledge on safeguarding vulnerable adults.
The course is designed to provide a national syllabus, but with the opportunity to add local policies and procedures to allow the course to be tailored to each organisation needs.
Know the principles of safeguarding within a health and social care context.
Know the different types of abuse and the possible indicators of abuse.
List the responsibilities of an employee in reporting suspected abuse