What Care workers need to know?
All staff who work in direct care services
To provide participants with a broad understanding of the issues & legislation involved in the abuse of vulnerable adults.
Why do this course?
To clarify definitions of abuse, its incidences, prevalence, signs and symptoms
Identify the principle causes of abuse
Recognise the signs & symptoms of Elder Abuse
Identify circumstances when abuse is most likely to occur in care settings
Understand how to report & respond to Abuse
Overview of definitions, signs & symptoms and prevalence
Reflect on participants own experiences
Examine the history of concern in long term care settings
Explore some of the feelings associated with abusive settings
Duration: 1/2 day