Elder Abuse Detection and Intervention: A Collaborative Approach
Bonnie Brandl, MSW, Carmel Bitondo Dyer, Carmel Bitondo Dyer, MD, FACP, AGSF, Candace J. Heisler, JD, Joanne Marlatt Otto, MSW, Lori A. Stiegel, JD, Randolph W. Thomas, MA
Springer Publishing Company, 2007 - Family & Relationships - 307 pages
PRESERVING A LIFE OF PEACE AND DIGNITY FOR THE AGING
This ground-breaking volume offers a new, collaborative approach geared to enhance case review, improve victim safety, raise abuser accountability, and promote system change.
Sharing the common goal of promoting elder victim safety, experts in adult protective services, law enforcement, prosecution, health care, advocacy, and civil justice have formed a unique, multidisciplinary team approach to tackle the following critical topics:
As the aging population continues to grow, so does the potential for increasing cases of elder abuse. Replete with case examples that allow the experiences of victims to speak for themselves, this book provides the framework to begin, and to build on, collaborative approaches at the local, state, and national levels toward ending elder abuse.
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James ' only living family member was a nephew , Roger , who held his power of
attorney for finances and health care . James was on good terms with his nephew
, but he did not visit very often . James was a congenial gentleman with ...
After Sandy ' s sentencing , Bertha and Joan agreed to move together into an
assisted living facility . Now that she was able to hear again , Bertha participated
enthusiastically in social interaction . And Joan , who was no longer depressed ...
These include the “ oldest old ” ( age 85 + ) living alone , older women , older
racial minorities living alone and with no living children , and 256 ELDER ABUSE
DETECTION AND INTERVENTION THIRTEEN Strategies to End Elder Abuse
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TWO Defining Elder Abuse
THREE Dynamics of Elder Abuse
FOUR Identification and Reporting
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