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Elder Abuse course for Healthcare Assistants

Elder Abuse for HCA’s – HIQA Standard

100.00

    • Course Fee: Launch Offer price only: €100.00.
    • 1 Day Attendance Learning Course.
    • The next courses will be run over the following dates:
    • Option 1: Midweek – Thursday November 14th
    • Option 2: Midweek – Thursday November 21st
    • Option 3: Weekend – Saturday November 30th.

 

  • Locations: Leopardstown, Dublin.
SKU: ELDAB Category:

Course Description

Course Details:

The course is delivered in house in our dedicated training unit and is delivered using HSE Guidelines (Recognising & Responding to Elder Abuse in Care Settings) and is in line with Section 2 – Standard 8 ‘The Protection Standard’ of the ‘National Quality Standards for Residential Care Settings for Older People in Ireland,’ as published by HIQA.
The training programme is designed to:

  • Increase knowledge and understanding of what elder abuse is
  • Help staff identify care practices that might lead to or contribute to elder abuse
  • Help staff recognise elder abuse
  • Explain the actions that need to be taken if it is suspected that elder abuse is taking place
  • Recognise discrimination.

Who should attend this course?

  • All staff who work in direct care services.

Course Details

The training programme is designed to:

  • Increase knowledge and understanding of what elder abuse is
  • Help staff identify care practices that might lead to or contribute to elder abuse
  • Help staff recognise elder abuse
  • Explain the actions that need to be taken if it is suspected that elder abuse is taking place
  • Recognise discrimination.

Who should attend this course?

  • All staff who work in direct care services.

Topics covered include:

  • Module 1: What is Elder Abuse
  • Module 2: Types of Abuse
  • Module 3: Physical Abuse
  • Module 4: Psychological Abuse
  • Module 5: Financial Abuse
  • Module 6: Sexual Abuse
  • Module 7: Abuse by Neglect and Acts of Omission
  • Module 8: Abuse by Discrimination
  • Module 9: Institutional Abuse
  • Module 10: Managing Disclosure.

We also provide a 2 day Elder Abuse Training course for Supervisor/Managers. Please click here for further details.

 

Accreditation

  • Following successful completion you will receive a QQI Certificate of Completion from The Open College.
  • QQI (Quality & Qualifications Ireland) is the national awarding body for further education and training in Ireland. The Open College is registered with QQI to offer programmes leading to QQI awards in the National Framework of Qualifications in Ireland. Click here for details of the National Framework of Qualifications.
  • Click here for more detailed Accreditation information.

QQI Distance Learning Courses

Location & Dates

This QQI Elder Abuse for Healthcare Assistants – HIQA Standard course is completed through Attendance Learning.

1 day Attendance Learning Course (09.30 – 17.00).

The next courses will be run over the following dates:

  • Option 1: Midweek – Thursday November 14th
  • Option 2: Midweek – Thursday November 21st
  • Option 3: Weekend – Saturday November 30th.