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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One method used to determine the extent of the problem has been to look at data
collected by APS agencies , because in most states , they are the primary
responders to cases of elder abuse and abuse against vulnerable adults . For
Over the years , numerous recommendations have been made on ways to
overcome the problems discussed previously . ... Research Research on elder
abuse is imperative to increase knowledge about the extent of the problem ,
foster better ...
Fostering Better Understanding and Recognition of the Problem Experts from
various disciplines have repeatedly urged that research be conducted on the
nature and consequences of elder abuse . Such research would inform efforts to
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TWO Defining Elder Abuse
THREE Dynamics of Elder Abuse
FOUR Identification and Reporting
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