The Guidelines for Protecting Children 2015 (PDF 1.52MB), Section 2.3.2, outlines the procedures all WA Health doctors, nurses and midwives must follow in order to comply with mandatory reporting requirements for child sexual abuse.
As a mandatory reporter, you MUST by law make a report if you have reason to believe abuse, abandonment, neglect, or financial exploitation of a vulnerable adult has occurred.
Mandatory Reporters are professionals identified by law who MUST make a report if they have reason to believe that the abuse, abandonment, neglect, or financial exploitation of a vulnerable adult has
Proponents of mandatory reporting by health care providers argue that such laws improve domestic. violence screening by medical care providers and thus create an opportunity for state intervention at what is.
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tion in place for mandatory reporting of child abuse by health professionals, with Western Australia likely to introduce similar laws as the other states of Australia.
You do not have to be a Mandatory Reporter to report suspected elder abuse.
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While the mandatory reporting provisions in the National Law are an important policy change and are new to most practitioners, the duties covered in them are consistent with