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.

Learning outcomes

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.

Estimated duration

65 minutes

Course overview

The course features:

  • Adaptics – Kineo’s ‘smart technology’
  • mobile responsive
  • professional audio
  • animation and interactivity
  • WCAG 2.0 accessibility
  • assessments, and
  • a certificate of completion.

Target audience

This course is suitable for professionals who provide care to older people in Australia.