Safeguarding the Vulnerable Adult

Living a life that is free from harm and abuse is a fundamental right of every person.  When we provide care to adults it it should be caring, compassionate and professionally competent. This means we give adults support and as much choice and control as possible, treating them with respect at all times and promoting their dignity to enhance their quality of life. Adult safeguarding is a complex topic. This course aims to open up the complex thinking that surrounds safeguarding the vulnerable adult. It incorporates and understanding of abuse but the focus is on prevention through appropriate safeguarding principles.

Our course includes Lectures, videos and you will have access to lots of downloadable materials and PowerPoints that will act as your guide throughout the course. You will also have access to our discussion board for this course.

Safeguarding content includes:

Principles of safeguarding

Principles in action

Human rights

Person at the centre


Understanding the role of power in healthcare





Duty of care


Assisted Decision Making (Capacity) Act 2015

Mental capacity and rights

ADMA – what does it mean in practice

Supporting and protecting people’s rights


Types of Abuse

Safeguarding continuum, Actions and Policies

Risk Assessment

Responding to allegations of abuse

Responding to disclosure

Course cost: €75 click here to buy

For more information call us on: 057 8672539 or email us: to register your interest.