Recognising and Responding to Abuse

by Altura Learning

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Course Description:

According to Action on Elder Abuse (AEA), each year in the UK, over half a million older people experience some sort of abuse. Abuse or harm can come from family members, friends, professionals, and care staff.

Participating in this course will help you to develop a greater understanding of common types of abuse and to understand the important role the carer has in recognising and reporting the signs of abuse. 

Learning Outcomes:

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the different types of elder abuse
  • How to recognise the signs of elder abuse
  • Understand staff roles and responsibilities if abuse is suspected

Who is this course appropriate for:

This course is appropriate for all staff who work in social care.

Continuing Professional Development Hours:

Up to 8 hours can be earned completing this course.

You can earn 1 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hour by completing the video and assessment questions. If you wish to extend your learning and earn up to an additional 7 CPD hours, you may download the extension exercise which is attached to this course.

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