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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Thank you for your patience and understanding for the many late dinners , lost
weekends , and interrupted vacations . I also owe a great debt to the memory of
my mother , Bertha Buckley Brown , who , through her own social work practice ,
... Potential perpetrators Awareness of community services Functional
assessments • Services already involved or needed Civil Law • Understanding of
guardianship / conservatorship • Understanding of court orders • Understanding
of actions ...
Developing Memoranda of Understanding , Protocols , and Policies The systems
review process may well demonstrate that participants would benefit from
developing written statements about their respective roles and how will they
relate to ...
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TWO Defining Elder Abuse
THREE Dynamics of Elder Abuse
FOUR Identification and Reporting
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