Elder Abuse

CPDTime.
35m
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Details
CPD35m of CPD
First Published
Updated11 November 2021
Expires 11 November 2022
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia

Course Overview

This Mandatory Training Module explores elder abuse - one of the most challenging issues a healthcare worker may encounter. This module looks at elder abuse in the community and in residential care settings.

Content warning: please be aware that this Module contains graphics and information relating to elder abuse that some people may find distressing.

Topics
  • What constitutes elder abuse?
  • How do you identify abuse?
  • What is the correct process to follow when you suspect abuse of an older person?
  • What are your legal roles and responsibilities?
Learning Outcomes
  • Identify types of abuse of older people.
  • Recognise the signs of elder abuse and report them correctly, being aware of the sensitivity of the situation.
  • The risk factors associated with elder abuse
Target Audience

This module is relevant to nurses and healthcare workers in the community and residential care settings.

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.

Details
CPD35m of CPD
First Published
Updated11 November 2021
Expires
11 November 2022
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia
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