This course is designed for health and social care professionals with a background or interest in the topical issue of care of the vulnerable adult in Ireland.

The course provides an overview of the law on such issues as consent, negligence, restraint and DNR’s as they apply to vulnerable adults in residential care settings.

Relevant for all healthcare professionals working with an older person or people with an intellectual disability.

  • Accountability
  • Importance of good record keeping
  • Consent  and the National Consent Policy
  • Capacity the current position
  • Recent cases before the superior courts
  • Wards of Court
  • Enduring Powers of Attorney
“The area of care of the older person is often complicated, this course helps to focus practice in line with current law” - Julia Horgan, Director of Nursing, St Luke's Home

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