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‘Train the Trainer’ – Prevent Abuse of Older People through Education

The purpose of the The ‘Train the Trainer’ workshop is to provide agencies with knowledge and resources to enable front line staff to recognise the abuse of older people and act appropriately when abuse is identified. The designated staff trainer will be given an Abuse Prevention Kit containing all materials necessary for the trainer to present a session(s) to their front line staff and volunteers.

Key subjects covered: 

  • Definition of abuse
  • Prevalence rates
  • Types of abuse and indicators
  • Barriers to reporting abuse of older people
  • Resources and services available to assist
  • Legislation, Power of Attorney and other legal issues
  • Organisational response, policies
  • Confidentiality and privacy
  • Interactive learning tools, principles of adult learning
  • Case studies and showing of a video.

Certificate of Attendance is provided.

Refer to your profession for CPD rules and requirements.

Duration: 3.5 hours | Cost: $200 (incl. GST) per person

The workshop will be delivered face-to-face at your facility or via a virtual meeting, with a maximum of 25 participants.

Download workshop information booklet

To request a Train the Trainer session at your site, complete our online booking form.