Strengthening clinical practices to safeguard adults vulnerable to abuse in their family, home and community
On-demand recorded 18 Apr 2023
Join experts from the NSW Ageing and Disability Commission in this interactive webinar where you will learn more about their role in responding to allegations of abuse of older people and adults with disability in their family, home and community, and key considerations for GPs when being contacted by or when making a report to us.
- Explain the role of the NSW Ageing and Disability Commission in responding to abuse, neglect and exploitation and how GPs can work with the ADC to uphold the rights of adults with disability and older people to live free from abuse
- Discuss barriers to reporting and responding to abuse, neglect and exploitation within clinical settings, including issues related to information sharing, legal concerns and confidentiality
- Discuss how you can strengthen your practice and engage with patients to better identify and respond to concerns about, or risks of, abuse, neglect and exploitation in the course of clinical practice.
Dr Tim Senior
Dr Tim Senior is a GP at the Tharawal Aboriginal Corporation in South West Sydney. He is Medical Advisor to the RACGP in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health and is a clinical senior lecturer in general practice and Indigenous Health at the University of Western Sydney.
Community Supports Manager, Ageing and Disability Commission
Cecilia is the Manager, Community Supports at the Ageing and Disability Commission since its commencement 2019. Prior to this she was a Principal Investigator for the NSW Ombudsman in the area of child protection and disability services. Cecilia has previously worked as a psychologist and direct support provider in the disability sector and is passionate about upholding the rights of people with disability and older people.