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Abuse of elderly people

Sara Tomlin

Abuse of elderly people

an unnecessary and preventable problem

by Sara Tomlin

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Published by British Geriatrics Society in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Sara Tomlin.
ContributionsBritish Geriatrics Society.
The Physical Object
Pagination19p.
Number of Pages19
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17394666M

In this second edition of their classic volume, the authors present their elder abuse diagnosis and intervention model. This comprehensive model of detection, assessment, and intervention enables the Reviews: 1. Elder abuse is defined as - ''Abuse may be defined as any act, or failure to act, which results in a breach of a vulnerable person’s human rights, civil liberties, physical and mental integrity, dignity or general .

Elder mistreatment is a recognized social problem of uncertain, though probably increasing, magnitude. According to the best available estimates, between 1 and 2 million Americans age 65 or older have . The abuse and neglect of the elderly have been of growing concern to advocacy groups, researchers, policy-makers, and legislators in many countries since the mid s. The “discovery” of abuse and Cited by:

  Legendary comic book writer Stan Lee has been entangled in a recent case of alleged financial exploitation. Whatever the truth of those high-profile cases, experts believe financial Author: John Rosengren.   Hundreds of thousands of elderly people were abused last year This article is more than 6 years old Elderly people are being routinely ill-treated by carers or relatives, says Lib Dem MP Paul Author: Daniel Boffey.


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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 24 cm: Contents: What is elderly abuse?; recognizing elderly abuse; working with elderly abuse; interviews.

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