Course Details

Reporting Abuse and Serious Incidents in Aged Care course has been developed to provide caregivers with the tools to identify the signs and symptoms of abuse or neglect, and how to take action when abuse or neglect is identified. The course looks at the risk factors for older people, including those living independently whether in home care or in an assisted living facility.

This course provides an understanding of:

  • Background to and the definitions and prevalence of the abuse of older people in Australia
  • Types of abuse most commonly experienced by older people
  • Requirements for the reporting of abuse of an older person in your care
  • Roles and responsibilities of staff around the abuse of a person in their care
  • Barriers to staff reporting suspected and actual abuse
  • Actions to take if there is imminent threat to an older person

Adaptics - Kineo's unique approach to refresher training
Professional Audio
Animation and interactivity
WCAG 2.0 accessibility
Mobile compatibility
Formative assessments

Key Facts

100% Online Course - Complete your course quickly and easily online, no need to visit a classroom.

Learn at your own pace - We keep a record of how far you've progressed with your course, so you can complete it whenever you prefer.

Same Day Certificate - Upon completion your certificate will be sent to you.


Once successfully completed, learners will be issued with a Reporting Abuse and Serious Incidents in Aged Care course. Certificates are issued by Training Unlimited Pty Ltd (RTO ID 20891).

PLEASE BE AWARE - Students are NOT completing a nationally recognised unit of competency. Students will NOT receive a Statement of Attainment after completing this course.

Online Course FAQs

How do I get my Certificate?

Once you've successfully completed your course you'll need to fill out some information which is required by the Australian Government. We simply need a few bits of information about you and your USI number (more information here). Once we've got this information we will email your certificate to you.

What do I need to start learning?

Nothing! All you need is a computer or laptop. The latest versions of Internet Explorer, Chrome or Safari are recommend.

Why learn online?

Our online courses enable you to gain the skills and certification you need anywhere - even in the comfort of your own home. Our course content and learning management system is industry-leading, enabling you to achieve best results first time.

Course Enrolment

The cost for this Reporting Abuse and Serious Incidents in Aged Care course is $49. 

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