HCA: All 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: May 18, 2020

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
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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