This course has been developed to provide learners with an understanding of how to identify, report and respond to the abuse of older people who are in a care relationship.
This course is suitable for professionals who provide care to older people in Australia.
This course will provide an understanding of:
-background to and the definitions and prevalence of the abuse of older people in Australia
-types of abuse most commonly experienced by older people
-requirements for the reporting of abuse of an older person in your care
-roles and responsibilities of staff around the abuse of a person in their care
-barriers to staff reporting suspected and actual abuse, and
-actions to take if there is imminent threat to an older person.