Elder Abuse – Aged Care Quality Standard 8

Elder Abuse – Aged Care Quality Standard 8

Learn what defines elder abuse, how to identify and protect those at risk, and the framework behind reporting abuse

Aged Care Learning Solutions
Updated Nov 22, 2018

This course covers the following:

  • Types and signs of elder abuse
  • Risk factors and protective factors
  • Compulsory reporting of reportable assaults

Business Objectives

The focus has never been greater on Elder Abuse and will grow over the next 12 to 18 months. Compulsory reporting must be clearly understood by your workforce. Everyone must know what to look for, who to tell and how they can be involved in protecting older people living in residential care and at home. Elder Abuse aligns to Standard 3 of the Quality Aged Care Standards. 


This learning activity is for Aged Care workers