Abuse & Neglect Among Older People [PSW/Family Caregivers]
“Abuse and neglect of older adults” refers to different forms of abuse, mistreatment, violence or other harm directed at older adults. In the course you will review the different kinds of abuse and neglect that can occur. Abuse often occurs with persons who are in positions of trust or authority and can occur to anyone whether they are ill or not. The course uses reflection and case studies to enhance and reinforce learning.
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- Course Description & Resources
- Lesson 1: Legislation, Standards & Definitions
- Lesson 2: The Complexity of Abuse
- Lesson 3: Signs of Abuse
- Lesson 4: Caring for an Abused Person
Course Completion Criteria
In order to complete this course you must view and follow all the Lesson Modules. Please note that the Quizzes embedded in these modules, as well as the Pre and Post Assessments are provided to enhance your own understanding of the material and are not counted as formal marks.
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