Specialized Family Care Program

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Elder Abuse

  • Category: Abuse Related
  • Materials: Booklet, 15 Questions & Answers About Elder Abuse and handout, Why Should I Care About Elder Abuse? from National Center on Elder Abuse - www.ncea.aoa.gov
  • Goal: Provider learns about the problem of elder abuse.
  • Credit Hours: 1 Hour
  • Date Developed: October 2012
  • Developed by: Debbie D. Wiley, FBCS

Training Objectives:

  1. Specialized Family Care Provider can define elder abuse
  2. Specialized Family Care Provider knows the warnings signs of elder abuse
  3. Specialized Family Care Provider can identify persons at risk of elder abuse
  4. Specialized Family Care Provider knows what to do if elder abuse is suspected
  5. Specialized Family Care Provider knows the steps people can take to protect themselves

Training Procedures:

  • *Provider initiated self-study. Alternate formats of the study materials are available upon request. (View Course Materials)
  • Test completed by Provider (Take the Test Below)
  • Review of test responses by Family Based Care Specialist and Provider