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Free Information Session – Improving Skills in Recognising and Responding to the Abuse of Older People (2 hours)

22 November 2017 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am


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Did you know it is estimated that only 1 in 5 cases of elder abuse are reported?

Who is this training for? Anyone working or studying to work in the human and community services sector including: community and personal care workers; allied health workers; nurses; social housing workers; emergency services workers; family violence workers; case managers; assessment officers; volunteers; and managers.

What will this workshop do? In this session participants will:

  • Explore the societal context of elder abuse and the rights of older people
  • Identify elder abuse types and signs
  • Examine the complexity of elder abuse and barriers to recognising and reporting
  • Understand duty of care and appropriate action to take when elder abuse is disclosed, witnessed or suspected
  • Learn how to respond to reports of alleged abuse
  • Find out where to go for advice and assistance

Who is facilitating this event? Lisa Cook, Social Futures Ageing and Disability Officer

To Register: Please select the number of places you wish to reserve in the RSVP section below and complete the registration form. You will need to provide your name, post code, email address and contact number. Social Futures will be in touch to confirm your participation. To discuss you participation, you can call Social Futures Training Program Coordinator on 0439 137 207.


22 November 2017
9:00 am - 11:00 am
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Social Futures
0439 137 207


Social Futures Training Room
256 Molesworth St
Lismore, NSW 2480 Australia
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0439 137 207

Registration, Payment and Cancellation Policy:

Registration is required to secure your place in Social Futures’ workshops. For fee-paying workshops, you may pay by credit card or by Electronic Funds Transfer upon check out. Your registration details will be confirmed upon receipt of your payment.

As we are a not for profit organisation we are unable to provide refunds, but are if you are unable to attend, you may transfer your place to another person who meets the entry criteria. Please let us know of any changes to the participants who will attend.

Workshops may occasionally be cancelled due to insufficient numbers. If this is necessary, we will notify you as soon as possible and a full refund will be given.

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