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Elder Abuse and Mandatory Reporting

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Elder Abuse and Mandatory Reporting

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Course Number:
CARE107

The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with elder abuse and neglect. This course will introduce the learner to the problem of elder abuse, its consequences, and the risk factors that make people vulnerable to abuse. We will learn about the different kinds of elder abuse, why they happen, how to recognize their effects on victims, and how to prevent them happening. We will also learn about the obligations of healthcare providers to report suspected elder abuse, as well as how to make a report to the proper authorities and intervention partners. Understand who typically abuses vulnerable adults and why.

Course Information:
  • Online Training Course
  • Credit Hours: 2
  • Learn How to Recognize and Report All Types of Abuse and Neglect
  • How to Protect Yourself so That You Never Abuse a Client In Your Care
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$28.99

Details

This course covers the types of abuse and neglect and how to respond.

After completing this lesson, the student will be able to:

    • Indicate the prevalence of abuse
    • Identify types of abuse and neglect
    • Recognize the signs or indicators of abuse or neglect
    • Explain the responsibilties of a mandated reporter
    • Identify ways to prevent abuse or neglect
    • Explain the role of Adult Protective Services and long-term care ombudsmen



Course Outcomes

      • Understanding who abuses and why.
      • Consequences of elder abuse in the legal system.
      • Examples of ways caregivers get into abusive situations.
      • Types of abuse: Emotional, Financial, Healthcare, Neglect, Physical, Self-neglect, Sexual.
      • Responsibility for reporting abuse.
      • Knowing clients history helps avoid abuse.
      • Understand Who Typically Abuses Elders and Why



Instructor

Sharon K. Brothers, MSW

Sharon Brothers has been involved in education, writing, management and consulting for a wide range of care-related programs and services. She is currently CEO of the Institute for Professional Care Education (IPCed) which encompasses the brands: aQuire Training Solutions, Medifecta, CarePro and EasyCEU. Sharon received her Masters degree in Social Work from the University of British Columbia in 1980 and has since spent her professional career in the health care industry, developing and operating four assisted living communities for over 18 years. Sharon's leadership of the IPCed team is based on the concept of building a company that prepares the next generation to provide care to seniors, using the very best practices in e-learning and technology.

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Elder Abuse and Mandatory Reporting

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$28.99

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