HCA: What To Do About Elder Abuse and Neglect
The goal of this course is to help HCAs learn about preventing, reporting and detecting elder abuse and neglect.

Course Publication Date: April 18, 2018

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Anita Rothera-Delaney RN, BS
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Home Care Aide

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Learning Objectives
  • Describe elder abuse (or dependent adult abuse, as it is sometimes called).
  • List four kinds of elder abuse.
  • Identify two symptoms of dependent adult abuse.
  • Discuss different possible causes of elder abuse or neglect.
  • Discuss three precautions older adults can take to help keep them safe from abuse.
  • Describe three things that are done (or not done) that would be considered institutional neglect or substandard care.
  • List six kinds of professionals who must report dependent adult abuse.


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