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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For example , failure to follow the accepted methods for presenting cases may
result in some members feeling excluded from the process . Failure to meet at
regularly scheduled dates and times may result in excessive absenteeism .
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Banks were now reporting suspicious conduct , something they had not
previously done . As a result of these improvements , law enforcement was able
to increase the number of arrests it made by 15 % over the previous year . The
His urinary incontinence could be the result of an enlarged prostate or alcohol
abuse . Leroy ' s thin appearance may indicate malnutrition , possibly due to or
exacerbated by his drinking . Depression is another consequence of drinking and
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TWO Defining Elder Abuse
THREE Dynamics of Elder Abuse
FOUR Identification and Reporting
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