Abuse and Neglect in Senior Care

Hours: 1.25
Course Number: 0452
Course Date: 02/18/2020

Abuse and Neglect in Senior Care is a two part course. Parts 1 and 2 combined will equate to a 1-hour program which will examine various causes, signs and symptoms of abuse. It will cover examples of abuse, neglect and exploitation that can occur in senior care settings. Information will also be provided regarding the preventative measures and strategies that can be used to stop abuse before it begins.


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The purpose of this course is to review abuse and neglect, and their many forms, as they occur in different senior care settings such as skilled nursing facilities and assisted living communities.

Learning Objectives

1. List causes of abuse in senior care

2. List signs and symptoms of abuse in senior care

3. List examples of abuse in senior care

4. Review abuse prevention strategies

Criteria for Successful Completion

To receive continuing education credit for this program, you must complete the entire course, including registration, viewing the video program, taking the post-test and obtaining a score of at least 70% or better, and completing the program evaluation. If you do not score a 70% or better, you may take the exam again as many times as necessary to receive a passing score. When a score of 70% or better is achieved, you will be able to move forward to the evaluation and receive your certificate online.


Personal Care Home Administrators

1.25 HOURS
This training session is approved by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Public Welfare, until the approved curriculum changes or approval is withdrawn pursuant to 55 Pa.Code 2600.68(f). Approved for 1.25 hours of continuing education for PCH Administrators.

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