Volunteer Training - Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults


* Training opportunity for volunteers *

Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults (SOVA)

Date: Tuesday 23rd February 2016Time: 10.00am - 1.00pm

Venue: Derry City & Strabane District Council - 47 Derry Road, Strabane

Cost: Free for Community/Voluntary groups working in Strabane area

or

Date: Tuesday 1st March 2016Time: 7.00 - 10.00pm

Venue: Dennet Interchange, Donemana

Cost: Free for Community/Voluntary groups working in Strabane area

This certified training is aimed at anyone volunteering with vulnerable adults and covers the following

:• The reasons for safeguarding

• Relevant legislation

• Barriers to reporting and some practical solutions

• The effects of perception• Categories of abuse

• Signs and symptoms

• Reporting and recording

Booking essential – please contact Seanna at the volunteer centre for a booking form on 71 271 017 or by email seanna@volunteeringnorthwest.co.ukPlaces will be allocated on a first come, first served basis and may be restricted to 2 per organisation.

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