Safeguarding and Protection of Vulnerable Adults (POVA)

On Site Training


Our on-site courses are available across the UK, 7 days a week

Group prices from

£650 + VAT (as little as £54.17 + VAT per person)

Call: 020 8445 8998

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What to expect from this course

Healthcare Professionals working with adults are required to complete training in the Safeguarding of Adults at Risk (Vulnerable Adults), often referred to as POVA. This course, led by a highly qualified and experienced Adult Social Worker, is aligned to the UK Core Skills Training Frameworks subject “Safeguarding adults”.

Subjects taught include:

  • Your role in the Protection of Vulnerable Adults
  • What is “Abuse” and “Neglect”
  • Why people do not always report Abuse
  • Recognising different forms of Abuse, their signs and symptoms
  • Reporting suspected Abuse and Neglect
  • What to do if an individual confides in you
  • Whistle-blowing

  • Availability

    On-site courses are available

    7 days a week, across the UK.

  • Duration

    3 hours

  • Assessment

    Continuous assessment by your instructor and a short multiple choice paper

  • Certification

    On completion of the course, participants will receive a Safe and Sound Certificate of Attendance which is valid for 3 years

  • E-learning

    Start this course immediately with our easy to use e-learning option: Safeguarding Everyone- Protecting Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults

What our customers say about our courses

 Very impressed with the high standard of training given by these very experienced paramedics.  It was a confidence booster to be trained by such professional and competent instructors.

Health and Safety Adviser

City of Westminster College

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We were extremely impressed by the training.  The instructor was knowledgeable and it was great to have examples shared to make the learning more real. We have  come away feeling happy and confident with what we have learnt and will definitely be booking more of our team on this training.

Nursery on the Green

Bright Horizons

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Throughout our 10 years of working with Safe and Sound they have always provided excellent training which is delivered by pleasant and professional trainers. The administration procedure is straightforward and they take account of comments we make and adjust their delivery to accommodate our requests.

Business Service Manager

CBC Services Lambeth

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