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 study found that abusive staff persons are more likely than nonabusive staff
to have negative attitudes about elders , to have emotional problems , and to
view the work place as stressful ( Pillemer & Moore , 1988 ) . Resident - on -
Because of the complexity of the problems faced by victims , as well as the
diversity of responses required to help them , the authors believe that
collaborative efforts can achieve better outcomes for seniors than individual or
single - discipline ...
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 ...
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TWO Defining Elder Abuse
THREE Dynamics of Elder Abuse
FOUR Identification and Reporting
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