The prevention and detection of elder abuse.

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Published by MedicalExpress Professional Development Center in San Diego, CA (12235 El Camino Real, Suite 200, San Diego 92130) .

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Subjects:

  • Older people -- Abuse of -- United States -- Prevention,
  • Older people -- Abuse of -- Reporting -- United States,
  • Older people -- Abuse of -- Investigation -- United States

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ContributionsMedical Express. Professional Development Center.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV1461 .P743 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination23 p. ;
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23672599M
LC Control Number2001265060

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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.4/4(1).

Elder abuse prevention also involves keeping elders in the best physical, mental, and social health possible. Elder Abuse Risk Factors Elder abuse — intentional harm inflicted on an older adult by someone with whom they have an expectation of trust — can take many forms.

Elder Abuse and Its Prevention is the summary of a workshop convened in April by the Institute of Medicine's Forum on Global Violence Prevention.

Using an ecological framework, this workshop explored the burden of elder abuse around the world, focusing on its impacts on individuals, families, communities, and societies. Elder Abuse Prevention: Emerging Trends and Promising Strategies 1st Edition Elder Abuse Detection and Intervention: A Collaborative Approach (Springer Series on Ethics, Law and Aging Book 10) MSW Brandl.

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For example, we can create community supports and services for caregivers and older people that can reduce the risk factors tied to elder abuse (such as social isolation). We can increase funding to provide training for people who work in aging-related care on the prevention and detection of elder abuse.

The topics included are those most important in the detection and prosecution of elder abuse. Identification and epidemiology are discussed, as are types and presentations of abuse.

Written at a level for both professionals and students who wish to gain a broader understanding of specific forensic topics in elder maltreatment, this book is an. Elder abuse is an intentional act, or failure to act, by a caregiver or another person in a relationship involving an expectation of trust that causes or creates a risk of harm to an older adult.

(An older adult is defined as someone age 60 or older.) Forms of elder abuse are below. Physical Abuse: the intentional use of physical force that. ‘‘elder abuse’’ – was first described in British scientific journals in under the term ‘‘granny battering’’ (1, 2). As a social and political issue, though, it was the United States Congress that first seized on the problem, followed later by research.

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[Rachel M Taylor; Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Forum on Global Violence Prevention,; National Research Council (U.S.),] -- "Elder Abuse and Its Prevention is the summary of a workshop convened in April by the Institute of Medicine's Forum on Global Violence Prevention.

The book addresses the epidemiology of the issue and the global prevalence of elder abuse in both developed and developing countries, which synthesizes the most up-to-date data about risk factors and protective factors associated with elder abuse and consequences of elder abuse; clinical assessment and management of elder abuse, including.

Our goal is for the prevention, detection, and intervention of Elder Abuse in order to sustain and even improve the quality of life for these older adults. Law Enforcement's role is to protect victims, prevent and stop abuse and exploitation, enforce the law, arrest offenders, and provide referrals to other local agencies or resources that can.

Get this from a library. The abuse of older people: a training manual for detection and prevention. [Jacki Pritchard]. Abstract. The paper provides an overview of approaches to elder abuse prevention in Germany in the last two decades.

While the relevance of elder abuse as a social problem has been “discovered” later than in some other countries, a broad range of preventive approaches has emerged, with the introduction of mandatory long-term care insurance in Author: Thomas Goergen.

The Initiative also provides grants for elder abuse forensics, abuse education and prevention in Indian Country, addressing self-neglect and guardianship quality improvement efforts. Two New Laws. Ms. Stiegel directs the commission's elder abuse grants, including its role as a partner in the National Center on Elder Abuse.

She is the author of Recommended Guidelines for State Courts Handling Cases Involving Elder Abuse and Elder Abuse Fatality Review Teams: A Replication Manual, and well as numerous articles and curricula. To report an issue of elder abuse, neglect or exploitation of a disabled adult contact Adult Protective Services Intake at with the following information: Name and address Age or birth date Caregiver/caretakers name (if there are any) Explanation of the situation and why the person needs protection Mental or physical condition of.

Elder sexual abuse takes many forms, as outlined in the guide “The Prevention and Detection of Sexual Assault of Nursing Home Residents.” Hands Author: Barbara Dunlap. Elder abuse is an under recognized problem with devastating and even life threatening consequences.

Every day, headlines throughout the U.S. paint a grim picture of seniors who have been abused, neglected, and exploited, often by people they trust the most. Elder abuse takes many forms. It can be physical, financial, psychological, or a combination of these. It can take place at home or in an institutional setting.

There are few reliable data on the prevalence of elder abuse. Like other forms of abuse it is underreported, but older adult victims number in the hundreds of thousands.

Elder mistreatment research must be conducted in a variety of settings in order to maximize understanding and make it possible to take proper measures for prevention and management. These settings include geographically defined communities and households, social service agencies, the law enforcement and judicial systems, and the health care system.

Pertinent Author: Neglect, Richard J Bonnie, Robert B Wallace. In an attempt to achieve these outcomes, each year AASA releases a RFP to support new or ongoing elder abuse prevention and detection efforts; raise awareness through education through presentations, materials, counseling and mediation; identify and replicate best practices; and provide trainings in the areas of elder abuse laws, reporting.

To date, most existing CNA training on elder mistreatment focuses on detection and mandatory reporting of abuse. Little training focuses specifically on the prevention of elder mistreatment.

We conducted the current study to identify competencies for CNA training to prevent mistreatment from occurring. METHODS. BOOK. Funding has been provided for work on a major book by Marie Therese Connolly that will address the subject of elder abuse in depth and from a variety of perspectives.

It will support continued work on the manuscript, which was originally funded through a grant from the MacArthur Foundation. Risk factors are critical to elder abuse detection, assessment, and prevention.

They are most salient in combination and with longer exposure. They also may vary by. Elder abuse and neglect presentation 1. Elder Abuse and Neglect 2. What is elder abuse. • an all-inclusive term representing all types of mistreatment or abusive behavior toward older adults (Wolf,p.7) • further defined as acts of commission (intentional behavior) and omission (failure to act) • self-neglect is the most common form of elder abuse and the most.

The Act establishes an Elder Abuse Coordinating Council, composed of federal department and agency heads or designees, and an Advisory Board on Elder Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation, composed of 27 members of the public with expertise in elder abuse prevention, detection, treatment, intervention or prosecution.

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PHYSICAL ABUSE •Physical abuse is an intentional physical act by a person, which causes or may cause physical injury. There must be intent in the act, but actual injury is not the possibility of injury resulting from the act is required. •Physical abuse includes, but is not limited to: Striking, hitting, kicking, scratching, slapping, biting, pushing, pinching, or forciblyFile Size: 1MB.

Section 30 of Senate File mandates “the Department on Aging, Department of Human Services, Department of Inspections and Appeals, Department of Public Health, and the Office of the Attorney General shall collaborate and provide written recommendations on strengthening Iowa’s elder abuse prevention, detection, and intervention efforts.

New Directions in Child Abuse and Neglect Research recommends an actionable framework to guide and support future child abuse and neglect research. This report calls for a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to child abuse and neglect research that examines factors related to both children and adults across physical, mental, and behavioral health domains--including Author: Laura Ax-Fultz.

Doctors, nurses, and other medical personnel can play a vital role in assisting elder abuse victims. Studies have shown that elderly individuals, on average, make visits per year to a physician.

Although there has been an increase in awareness of elder abuse over the years, physicians tend to only report 2% of elder abuse cases. Reasons for lack of reporting by physicians include a. Elder Abuse Prevention and Intervention is an informative and useful book. It talks about a disheartening reality in elderly and nursing homes and even in households, but it provides tips and guidelines how to prevent the abuse of elderly.

Written in an objective, factual and compassionate way. I recommend this book/5(6). Elder abuse and neglect is a societal issue that requires prevention and intervention strategies at the practice and policy level.

A systematic review on the efficacy of community-based elder. Elder abuse prevention programs covering elder physical abuse, elder emotional abuse, elder financial abuse and elder neglect prevention.

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PURPOSE This directive establishes the system for preventing and reporting abuse, neglect, or exploitation of people receiving services and supports from the South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs (DDSN) or from service providers under contract with Size: KB.

The term elder abuse refers to acts whereby a trusted person (e.g., a caregiver) causes or creates risk of harm to an older adult According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an.

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