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Free Level 1 training: Recognising and responding to suspected elder abuse – two sessions to be live streamed in June!

June 18 - June 29

Presented by Monash Health in conjunction with the Bouverie Centre.

Funded by DHHS as part of the Integrated Model of Care for Responding to Suspected Elder Abuse.


Session 1: Thursday 18th June, 1.00pm to 4.00pm

Session 2: Monday 29th June, 10.00am to 1.00pm

Where: Live streamed to your desktop computer, laptop, tablet or other mobile device.


This interactive workshop is designed to assist workers to more confidently:

  • Recognise elder abuse – the risk factors, types and signs
  • Respond sensitively to older people at risk of, or experiencing elder abuse, & their carers/family
  • Know the types of services available and make appropriate referrals.

Who should attend: 

Hospital and community services staff, including allied health, nursing and medical personnel, assessment workers, care coordinators, case managers, mental health workers and community support staff, etc.

Duration: 3 hours


This workshop builds on The Victorian Government’s elder abuse prevention online training module – http://elderabuseprevention.e3learning.com.au . It is recommended that participants complete the online training prior to attending.


Technical requirements: 

  • Desktop computer, laptop, tablet or mobile device
  • Internet connection – broadband wired or wireless (3G or 4G/LTE)
  • Speakers and a microphone – built-in or USB plug-in or wireless Bluetooth
  • While not essential, a webcam or HD webcam may enhance training experience

How to register:

Session 1 –https://events.bouverie.org.au/link/id/zzzz5a4c20a8cc651986/regform?evuid=zzzz5eb35c089f442596

Session 2 – https://events.bouverie.org.au/link/id/zzzz5a4c20a8cc651986/regform?evuid=zzzz5ebdced12f69e621

Click on the “Confirm registration” button after submitting your initial details.

You will receive a message on the screen that states “Thank you for registering” and a confirmation email when your application has been lodged successfully.


Questions about the training? Please direct your enquiries to:

Michelle Wills on p) 8481 4825, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm or e) m.wills@latrobe.edu.au





Monash Health