Vulnerable Person’s Act (VPA): Life in Full Colour
Overview: Based upon the workbook, “The Agency Guide to the Vulnerable Persons Act”, this session explores ways that we can support people to live a full life and have full citizenship in community. This session touches on a wide variety of topics that affect our daily work, with a focus on empowering the people we support to exercise their rights.
- State the five guiding principles of the Vulnerable Person’s Act and how they relate to the people we support.
- Explain how our choice of words and labels impact the people we support.
- Identify ways to provide choices.
- Compare legal decision making status and how it affects the daily life of the people we support.
What you can expect:
In this workshop you can expect lectures, videos, group discussions and breakout rooms. You must join with a device that has a webcam and microphone.
Corporate Education training is open to all St.Amant staff and volunteers, and hosted on Zoom. You may need approval from your supervisor to attend. If you are not a St.Amant staff, and would like more information about training, please email firstname.lastname@example.org