Respond to suspected abuse and neglect


3 Hours


This course is self-paced and completed Online. Upon purchasing a place in the course you will be provided with a Username and Password and access to the learning material for a 6 week period. 

The course date of 15.12.2023 is a nominal date and this course can be commenced online upon receipt of your username and password.

What You Learn

This short course describes the skills and knowledge required for support workers to understand what abuse or neglect is, and how it will impact the person with disability.   It also builds the ability in support workers to identify signs of abuse and the appropriate steps needed to report and take action.

What You Get

Certificate of Completion 

Non Accredited Training

This course is non-accredited which means no Unit of Competency is completed, no assessment is required and no Statement of Attainment will be issued.    

Materials to Bring


Dress Code


Participants will gain an understanding in: 

  • Issues of abuse and neglect
  • Rights of persons with disability
  • Human rights
  • What is abuse?
  • The Disability Royal Commission
  • Life area domains
  • Identify suspected abuse
  • Type of abuse
  • Restrictive practice
  • Perpetrators of abuse
  • Indicators of abuse and neglect
  • Legal and reporting requirements
  • The Disability Service commissioner
  • Zero Tolerance
  • Mandatory reporting
  • Reportable incidents in the NDIS