Identifying Targeting Vulnerable Groups

Good practice guide for Home Improvement Agencies about identifying and targeting vulnerable groups. It identifies good practice in identifying people who can face additional barriers to accessing services, and ways to target them.

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Protection of Vulnerable Adults Scheme in England Wales for care homes domiciliary agencies Frequently Asked Questions

Department of Health responses to frequently asked questions about the POVA scheme, to protect vulnerable adults in care homes or in receipt of domiciliary care

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Protection of Vulnerable Adults Scheme in England Wales for Care Homes Domiciliary Care Agencies A Practical Guide including changes to the requirement for Criminal Records Bureau Disclosures in certain circumstan

The Protection of Vulnerable Adults (POVA) Scheme became operational in July 2004 with respect to services regulated under the Care Standards Act. The scheme provides for a list of people who are considered unsuitable to work with vulnerable adults. This is a practical guide on implementation for care homes and agencies

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