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?, laptop or phone.

Duration: 2.5 hours.

Assessment: Questionnaire

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