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 people who are in danger of having their monthly Social Security checks
taken by others , the appointment of a representative payee can be helpful ,
provided that the appointed payee is trustworthy and will use all of the funds for
3 ) The potential social costs of elder abuse pose another reason for working to
end it . The term social costs refers to the economic costs , both direct and indirect
, of a problem to society . Although a recent World Health Organization report ...
See Advocacy for change Social costs , 257 - 258 Social exchange theory , 42 -
44 Social Security , 269 Social Security Act , 269 Social Services Block Grant (
SSBGt ) , 6 , 8 , 269 Social support , 138 - 139 , 217 Solutions , 244 Spouse ...
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TWO Defining Elder Abuse
THREE Dynamics of Elder Abuse
FOUR Identification and Reporting
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