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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Familial “ relationships of trust ” include those between spouses or partners ,
family members , and some caregivers who ... Another category of “ relationship
of trust ” includes persons with legal responsibility to make legal , health , or
RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN VICTIM AND ABUSER This book focuses on elder
abuse in situations in which the victim has an ongoing relationship of trust with
the perpetrator . “ Trust relationship ” has been defined as “ a care giving ...
WHY DOES AN OLDER PERSON WHO IS BEING HARMED MAINTAIN A
RELATIONSHIP WITH THE ABUSER ? Most victims who have a relationship of
trust with their abusers have conflicted feelings about intervention . Victims do not
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TWO Defining Elder Abuse
THREE Dynamics of Elder Abuse
FOUR Identification and Reporting
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