It can be extremely difficult to identify adult abuse for many different reasons and consequently abuse can often remain well hidden. It is imperative that workers who come into contact with vulnerable adults need to have in-depth training on the signs and symptoms of abuse.
Through the use of case studies this DVD focuses on how a worker may recognise adult abuse. It explains where, when and how abuse may happen, but also emphasises the point that it is wrong to stereotype the survivor and the perpetrator.
The DVD can be used for basic awareness training in work settings across the sectors (statutory, voluntary and independent) or to supplement more advanced training courses. The DVD contains case studies, learning points, discussion questions and exercises.