Elder Abuse

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30m
Updated 28 May 2024 Certificate

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.

Content

5 Video Units • 10 Questions
Pre-reflection
1 Question
Introduction
1m
What is Elder Abuse?
4 Questions
16m
Risk Factors for Elder Abuse
2 Questions
4m
Legal Obligations in Response to Elder Abuse
2 Questions
11m
Conclusion
1m
Post-reflection
1 Question

What you'll learn:

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.

Who it's for:

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

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Last updated28 May 2024

Published29 Apr 2023

Due for review29 May 2025
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