Elder Abuse

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30m
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CPD30m of CPD
First Published
Updated27 May 2024
Expires 29 May 2025
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia

Course Overview

Elder abuse is a deeply concerning and distressing issue for anyone to encounter. This Ausmed Training Module will help equip learners with the knowledge and tools needed to recognise and respond to potential elder abuse in the community and in residential care settings. By exploring the different types of abuse, risk factors and reporting strategies, learners will gain a greater understanding of how to safeguard the wellbeing and dignity of older adults in their care.

Topics
  • What is elder abuse?
  • Types of elder abuse
  • Risk factors for elder abuse
  • Legal obligations for both government-funded and non-government funded aged care providers.
Learning Outcomes
  1. Differentiate between types of elder abuse
  2. Identify those at risk of experiencing elder abuse
  3. Recognise the signs that an older person in your care might be experiencing abuse
  4. Correctly report elder abuse in line with your legal obligations.
Target Audience

All staff members of residential aged care facilities, home care providers, and flexible care providers delivered in a home or community setting.

Disclosure

No conflict of interest exists for anyone in the position to control content for this activity. Wherever possible, generic or non-proprietary names of medications or products have been used.

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Details
CPD time30m
First Published
Updated27 May 2024
Expires
29 May 2025
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia
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