Adult Abuse Reporting & Resources - VCH ReAct - Vancouver Coastal Health


BC First Nations ReAct Manual

The following education and support materials are for health care providers who serve aboriginal populations, to enable them to respond to complex situations of abuse and neglect.

The First Nations Edition of the ReAct manual and materials are interactive so the learner can choose between several mediums to access the information. Additional materials will be added to this page as they become available. Please email feedback to

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The interactive PDF e-manual includes: chapters of the manual, videos, animated case studies, links to other resources, tools & templates, as well as an on-line quiz. Users can complete the quiz as often as they wish to achieve a 100% score and generate a certificate of achievement. Learners will need to have Adobe Reader version 6 and above installed on their computers. If you have difficulties with viewing the manual please update your version of Acrobat Reader.

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The animated case studies are posted in three segments.

First Nations ManualThe Introduction should be viewed first, as it provides an introduction to the Adult Guardianship Act, fictional case study characters John & Mary, and reviews roles & responsibilities of a Designated Responder, Community Health Worker, Emergency Services Worker & a Community Response Network Volunteer.

John and Mary’s fictional case studies can be viewed in any sequence.

First Nations ManualThe animated scenarios and characters were developed to pilot the CONCEPT and SCRIPT, demonstrating how a First Nations Community might work together to resolve an issue of Elder Abuse. Feedback from this pilot phase will inform and guide future development. After viewing the animations, please email feedback to:

Learners will need to have Windows Media Player version 9 and above installed on their computers. If you have difficulties with viewing the case studies please update your version of Windows Media Player.

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