The Professional Training Centre

Abuse in Vulnerable Adults

The Professional Training Centre
In Colchester

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Typology Short course
Location Colchester
Duration 1 Day
  • Short course
  • Colchester
  • Duration:
    1 Day
Description

Abuse is a violation of an individual's human and civil rights by another person. Vulnerable adults, including the elderly and those with a mental or physical disability, are at a greater risk than others for all types of abuse, including financial exploitation and physical abuse. Early identification and intervention are crucial to ensure the health and safety and well-being of.

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Where and when
Starts Location
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Colchester
The Professional Training Centre, Sheepen House, Sheepen Road, CO3 3LL, Essex, England
Starts On request
Location
Colchester
The Professional Training Centre, Sheepen House, Sheepen Road, CO3 3LL, Essex, England

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· Requirements

To be working with people in the care field.

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Description
Abuse is a violation of an individual's human and civil rights by another person. Vulnerable adults, including the elderly and those with a mental or physical disability, are at a greater risk than others for all types of abuse, including financial exploitation and physical abuse. Early identification and intervention are crucial to ensure the health and safety and well-being of vulnerable adults. This course uncovers and provides a way forward for the problem of abuse in vulnerable adults.

Program
Course objectives/key benefits:
By the end of the course delegates will understand the scope of the problem of abuse in vulnerable adults, as well as developing skills to recognise and deal with abuse within their workplace.
Who the course is aimed at:
Anyone who works with vulnerable adults including the elderly, those with learning difficulties, or mental or physical disabilities.
Course content:
· Understanding abuse
· Who abuses vulnerable adults
· Types of abuse
· Causes of abuse in vulnerable adults
· Recognising abuse
· The rights of vulnerable adults
· Principles of working with abuse in vulnerable adults
Course tutor:
Amanda Cowan MSc Occupational Psychology; BSc Psychology
Training method:
Presented in a highly interactive format including discussion and group work.
Course outcome/qualification:
PTC Certificate of Attendance.
Pre-requisite knowledge/qualification:
To be working with people in the care field.
Recommended follow-up courses:
· Care of the Elderly with Depression
· Care of the Elderly with Anxiety Disorders
· Care of the Elderly with Schizophrenia
· Working with Dementia
· Managing Stress in the Care Sector.

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