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07/22/2018 Comments are off Patrick Cole

Safeguarding the Vulnerable Adult at Risk of Abuse

Thursday 20th September 2018

Safeguarding the Vulnerable Adult at Risk of Abuse

Ms Kathleen Kinsella

Programme Summary:

This CPD programme provides participants with a comprehensive overview of safeguarding the vulnerable adult, including definitions, categories of abuse, reporting procedure and implementation of national policy.

Programme Aims:

  1. To raise awareness of signs of abuse of the vulnerable adult in various healthcare settings;
  2. To promote a consistent approach to protecting vulnerable people from abuse and neglect;

Learning Outcomes:

At the end of the programme, participants should be able to:

  1. Develop a critical understanding of the definition of “vulnerable adult”
  2. Develop a critical understanding of the different types and categories of abuse of the vulnerable adult
  3. Develop a critical understanding of the signs of abuse in all categories
  4. Critically discuss the reporting structures and procedures
  5. Critically analyse and evaluate the “Safeguarding Vulnerable Persons at Risk of Abuse” policy HSE 2014

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