Elder Abuse and Neglect Training: Identifying, Reporting and Responding to the Abuse of Older People in Care
Identifying, Reporting and Responding to the Abuse of Older People in Care Course
Identifying, Reporting and Responding to the Abuse of Older People in Care is Kineo’s elder abuse and neglect training course. This online course has been developed to provide caregivers with the tools to identify the signs and symptoms of abuse or neglect, and how to take action when abuse or neglect is identified. The course looks at the risk factors for older people, including those living independently whether in home care or in an assisted living facility.
This course is suitable for caregivers and other healthcare professionals who provide care to older people in Australia. This course functions as a part of a healthcare organisation’s duty of care and elder abuse training.
This online course provides caregivers and other healthcare professionals with the following training.
- A background to and the definitions and prevalence of the abuse of older people in Australia.
- The 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.
- Actions to take if there is imminent threat to an older person.
Basic Life Support is a focused online training course featuring the following.
- 65 minutes course duration
- Interactive activities
- Look and feel specific to an aged care environment
- Accessibility functionality for WCAG AA compliance
- Full course voiceover
- Assessments at the end of each section
- Certificate upon successful completion
- Adaptics - Kineo’s pre-assessment technology
This course is created in collaboration with a recognised subject matter expert.
Endorsed by the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA).
The AHHA endorses this course as meeting AHHA’s standards for educational quality and usability with the content having been developed by an appropriately credentialed subject matter expert.