Explore the nature of elder abuse and strategies to prevent, recognise and respond to abuse, including compulsory reporting. Identify the legislation around missing persons and compliance requirements.

After viewing this course participants should be able to:

• What is elder abuse and how do staff recognise it?

• Discuss staff roles and responsibilities if abuse is suspected.

• Explain compulsory reporting and the requirements for all staff.

• Describe how to report missing people from a residential facility

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This course aligns to Standard 1, 2, 3, 4 of the Australian Aged Care Quality Agency Quality of Care Principles. This is a ACC Learning Pathway Fundamental Course. For more information about this course or joining the ACC Community to engage, inform and inspire learning in your organisation please contact us here. For more information about the ACC Learning Pathway, please click here.

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