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Date(s) - 30/10/2020
9:30 am - 11:00 am



Did you know that you can now complete our online Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults training course remotely??

Course Description:

The aim of this training programme is to increase knowledge and understanding of Safeguarding Vulnerable Persons at Risk of Abuse.

To ensure that those working with vulnerable adults have a sound knowledge of, and remain compliant with, the HSE Policy:          ‘Safeguarding Vulnerable Persons at Risk of Abuse 2014’

Duration: 1.5 hours

Price: €50

By the end of the session, learners will:

    • Discuss what is understood to be a vulnerable person
    • Define Abuse, outline the types of abuse and identify who may abuse a vulnerable person
    • Describe their role using the building blocks and principles for safeguarding an promoting welfare for vulnerable persons
    • Describe the key considerations in recognizing abuse
    • Describe the procedures when responding to concerns or allegations of abuse of vulnerable persons
    • Understand their role in the protection of vulnerable adults in their care
    • Understand the concept of self-neglect and the procedure to follow when responding to concerns of self-neglect

Entry Requirements:

In order to participate on this online programme, learners must hold a major award at Level 5 (or higher), or be currently working towards a QQI Level 5 major award in Healthcare/Homecare sector.

Learners must have access to:

  • PC/Laptop/Smart Phone/Tablet
  • Wifi Connection