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Responding to Elder Abuse - What Service Providers should know

Thursday, March 7, 2019 | 1- 4.30pm | 16 Hutt Street, Adelaide SA 5000 

The Aged Rights Advocacy Service (ARAS) Abuse Prevention Program (APP) is facilitating a workshop for service providers who are responsible for addressing issues regarding abuse of older people. This workshop is for those who have already participated in the ‘Train the Trainer’ Kit. It will cover what to consider and how to respond to abuse of an older person who is living in a community setting.

Key subject areas covered in the Responder Workshop Session:

  • Reinforcing zero tolerance of abuse
  • Working collaboratively
  • Assessing risk level
  • Options for responding
  • Intervention Principles
  • Privacy and Confidentiality in practice
  • APP case examples for discussion
  • DVD – There’s No Excuse for Abuse

Certificate of Attendance will be provided. Refer to your profession for CPD rules and requirements.

Afternoon tea will be provided. If you are registered for both 'Train the Trainer' and 'Responder' sessions, lunch will be provided.

Cost: $200 (per person, incl. GST)

Parking: Metered parking is available along Hutt Street and Bartels Road, plus UPark in Pirie Street

Download Information Flyer and Registration Form (email the completed form to aras@agedrights.asn.au) 

For further information, please contact Doris Gioffre on (08) 8232 5377 or 1800 700 600 (for country callers)

ARAS is supported by funding from the Australian Government, Office for the Ageing, SA Health and Older Persons Advocacy Network (OPAN).  ARAS is the South Australian member of OPAN.