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RACGP Webinar: Abuse of Older People

Last updated: 5 July 2022

This webinar is presented by Dr Elizabeth Hindmarsh, GP and Chair of the RACGP Specific Interests Abuse and Violence Group and Prof Dimity Pond, GP and Professor at the University of Newcastle.

This webinar will discuss how general practice can contribute to the prevention and intervention of the ‘Abuse of older people’ and contribute to a safer society for all.

Learning outcomes:

  1. Understand the prevalence of the abuse of older people in our society.

  2. Discuss and become more aware of how to ask and intervene with patients to enhance safety.

  3. Discuss available resources and options for referrals.

This activity goes for 1.5 hours.