Resource

Webinar: Elder Abuse - Awareness, Resources, Prevention

Author
Healthy Aging by United Way
Description / Summary

Community-based seniors services staff and volunteers may sometimes have concerns about the well-being of an older adult involved in their programs, or receive questions from community members regarding suspected cases of elder abuse. This webinar provides an introduction to the subject, and introduces participants to the Decision Tree - a tool for effective referrals for adults in BC who may be vulnerable and/or incapable. View the webinar here.

Presenters:

Sherry Baker, M.A., Executive Director - BC Association of Community Response Networks (BC CRN)

Brett Butchart, BSW, RSW, Knowledge Facilitator for Vulnerable and Incapable Adults - Interior Health

Alison Leaney, MSW, RSW,  Provincial Coordinator, Vulnerable Adults, Community Response - Office of the Public Trustee