Elder Abuse Work

To give elder abuse the importance and priority it deserves it must be made statutory work in the same way as child protection developed under the Children Act 1989. A lot of work needs to be done with the Government and within the ...

Author: Jacki Pritchard

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 1853027049

Category: Social Science

Page: 512

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The abuse, neglect and exploitation of older people in community and residential care settings is increasingly being recognised and addressed as a serious social concern in Britain and Canada. Elder Abuse Work gives an overview of the developments and issues in both countries and draws out good practice guidelines.
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Working with Elder Abuse

This exercise makes participants think about what could happen to someone who is sexually abused . ... Participants should be provided with local guidelines / policies on working with elder abuse if they are available .

Author: Jacki Pritchard

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Pub

ISBN: UOM:39015048770468

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 183

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A practical training manual for home care, residential, and day care staff. Chapters on defining and recognizing elder abuse, case conferences, long term work with abusers and victims, abuse in institutions, and issues for managers offer simple discussion of theory. Features include a large format, exercises, and reproducible worksheets, guidelines, role plays, and case studies with questions. Useful for training teams, and for managers who train staff and teams on staff. Distributed by Taylor and Francis. No index. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Understanding Elder Abuse in Minority Populations

Fifty - eight percent of Black elderly persons had no known caregiver ; 79 % of Hispanics did not have a caregiver ... For professionals working with Hispanic elders on issues about abuse , researchers have found that adapting factors ...

Author: Toshio Tatara

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0876309201

Category: Social Science

Page: 247

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Understanding Elder Abuse in Minority Populations is an especially valuable and unique contribution to the field because most of the chapters are written by minority researchers and based upon studies within their own indigenous communities across the United States. Major sections of the book deal with specific racial/ethnic populations: African American, Hispanic, Asian American, and Native American. The book concludes with discussions of the overall impact of elder abuse on all populations, culturally specific outreach programs, and a synthesis of current knowledge on minority elder abuse. An authoritative resource, Understanding Elder Abuse in Minority Populations is for all caregivers dealing with minority elders.
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Elder Abuse and Neglect

A specialty practice may develop for those who are working with elder mistreatment. One school of social work developed a master's level training unit in adult protective services and placed students and a full-time instructor in the ...

Author: Mary Joy Quinn, RN, MA

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 082615123X

Category: Medical

Page: 365

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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 practitioner first to identify the type of elder mistreatment, including physical, sexual, psychological, and financial. It then provides systematic and realistic interventions. This updated edition also includes information on legal interventions with suggestions on how the practitioner should act in the courtroom, give testimony, document findings, and prepare for legal involvement with the criminal justice system. Actual legal tools are included in the appendix. This is a classic resource for all health professionals who work with the elderly.
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Crime and Elder Abuse

... advocacy roles, negative work experiences, and minimal informal contact with nursing home staff (Keith, 2001). ... who need to work together in resolving elder abuse cases often know very little about those with whom they should be ...

Author: Brian K. Payne

Publisher: Charles C Thomas Publisher

ISBN: 9780398075668

Category: Social Science

Page: 315

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Brian K. Payne is professor and chair of the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice at Old Dominion University.
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Elder Justice Act the Elder Abuse Victims Act of 2008 the School Safety Enhancements Act of 2007 and the A Child is Missing Alert and Recovery Center Act

To spite this harrowing story of abuse , and the many others that exist in each state , there is not one full - time federal employee working on elder abuse issues . That is why I have been working with Rep . Rahm Emanuel and Senators ...

Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security

Publisher:

ISBN: PSU:000065518946

Category: Abused elderly

Page: 123

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Elder Abuse

In 2006, the International Network for Prevention of Elder Abuse, founded by Rosalie Wolf, designated June 15 as ... of the elderly, laws and statutes, working with law enforcement, and best practices when working with elder victims.

Author: Amy Carney

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780128163702

Category: Law

Page: 282

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Elder Abuse: Forensic, Legal and Medical Aspects focuses on the psychological, financial and physical abuse and neglect that is widespread in elder abuse across socioeconomic levels. It provides expert information on forensic and legal topics that professionals need to understand to confront these crimes. 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 ideal source. Covers the physical, sexual, financial and psychological types of elder abuse Includes a section on domestic violence in the elderly, as well as wound identification Provides a multidisciplinary approach that is emphasized with special sections on death investigation, evidence collection, the medical examiner’s responsibilities, and the response of the justice system
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Contesting Elder Abuse and Neglect

Their statement was supported by Jacki Pritchard, a professional practitioner and “trainer/consultant” in the United Kingdom, well known for her commitment to working with “elder abuse and neglect.” She talks of how, after a period of ...

Author: Joan R. Harbison

Publisher: UBC Press

ISBN: 9780774832366

Category: Social Science

Page: 360

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The mistreatment of diverse older people in varying ways is categorized in many societies as “elder abuse and neglect,” yet this concept has not been subjected to rigorous critical inquiry. Instead, it has most often represented the interests of professionals, academics, and governments, while policy makers and researchers frequently disregard the complexity of issues that fall under the designation. The first comprehensive, scholarly critique of the topic, Contesting Elder Abuse and Neglect is an important, much-needed contribution that encourages new thinking, policies, and action regarding the treatment of older people.
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The Needs of Older Women

The Needs of Older Women looks at the views of older women, social workers and social care staff working with elder abuse.

Author: Jacki Pritchard

Publisher: The Policy Press

ISBN: UOM:39015049526273

Category: Social Science

Page: 119

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The Needs of Older Women looks at the views of older women, social workers and social care staff working with elder abuse. It uses their evidence to provide good practice recommendations. The author highlights the complex and long-term needs of abused older women and the problems experienced by workers. She argues that a more positive attitude towards older people and flexible multi-agency working are essential to the provision of effective services for victims of elder abuse. The Needs of Older Women is for anyone working with older women or abused older people in all sectors - statutory, voluntary and independent - and policy makers and researchers working in the field of elder abuse.
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Working in Social Work

In summary, our goal is to foster socialization, because isolation often contributes to physical and emotional problems as well as elder abuse. Elder abuse is a major national problem, and it is my specialty. I am the director of Elder ...

Author: Jessica Rosenberg

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781135889302

Category: Psychology

Page: 243

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After graduating, students in social work are faced with the daunting and stressful decision of choosing their specialty from the many that are available to them. JessicaRosenberg has designed this guidebook to make this process easier, providing students with real world and practical information about what it is really like to work as a social worker. Each chapter covers a different practice setting, such as child welfare, gerontology, and addictions, and follows the same format. The Field Overview and Forecast describes the social worker’s role, scope of services, and emerging issues and employment trends. The Critical Issues section consists of an interview with an established professional in his or her chosen field, offering a look into their personal journeys as they progressed through their careers. A vignette written by a practitioner in their area of specialty makes-up the First Person Narrative, providing the reader with a look at the joys and challenges of working in that particular field. Each chapter then concludes with helpful resources to learn more, such as books and websites, as well as information about specialty credentials and educational programs and centres. Those entering the social work field will find this an indispensible guide as they select their specialty and begin their career.
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Social Work and Health Care in an Aging Society

Elder abuse education in schools of social work. A look at current levels of training and implications for practice. Victimization of the Elderly and Disabled, 4(2), 1, 30–32. Pepper, C., & Oakar, M. R. (1981). Elder abuse.

Author: Barbara Berkman, DSW

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826197248

Category: Social Science

Page: 424

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This book places significant issues related to the health, mental health, and well-being of older adults and their caregivers within the context of social work service delivery. By presenting the research of social work scholars, all experts in specific research areas, the editors clarify the value that social work brings to the larger realm of health care for older adults and their families. Special consideration is given to such issues as case management, urban, African-American elders, grandmothers raising grandchildren, aging persons with developmental disabilities, home health care, and more. For Further Information on Dr. Berkman, Please Click Here!
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Gender Issues in Elder Abuse

Aitken therefore decided to do some follow - up interviews with social workers working with older people in the community to explore further their knowledge of elder abuse and their gendered perspectives . She wanted to follow up the ...

Author: Lynda Aitken

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446228576

Category: Old age

Page: 192

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The ways in which gender is central to the occurrence, detection and prevention of elder abuse are analyzed in this volume. Drawing on their own research, the authors identify the gendered nature of elder abuse in the following areas: most of the very elderly victims are women; in both domestic and institutional settings, women abuse women; a significant number of older women are abused by their sons; a significant number of older men are abused by their female partners and daughters; and abuse by nonrelatives and noncarers of both sexes occurs. Gender Issues in Elder Abuse considers why much of the research on elder abuse has failed to engage with these facts. The authors call for a reframing of the issue of elder abuse, specifically in professional guidelines for dealing with abuse, which they insist, should include gender awareness. They argue for elder abuse to be considered as a human rights issue rather than a private problem.
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Treating the Changing Family

abuse . Those elders suffering from depression must be evaluated for the possibility of victimization . Building a therapeutic alliance with an elder abuse victim through trust and respect takes time . Working through the client's ...

Author: Michele Harway

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0471079057

Category: Psychology

Page: 374

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Receiving special attention are the structure, dynamics, and unique problems of families that do not fit the traditional mold. Experts in these areas share their findings and provide clinical guidelines for treating bi-nuclear, single-parent, gay and lesbian, and other nontraditional families.
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Elder Abuse and the Public s Health

Presents an insightful, interdisciplinary approach for preventing elder abuse Encompassing the contributions of leading scholars in public health and gerontology, this is a rich repository of key ideas, concepts and issues regarding elder ...

Author: Pamela B. Teaster, PhD

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826171351

Category: Medical

Page: 240

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Presents an insightful, interdisciplinary approach for preventing elder abuse Encompassing the contributions of leading scholars in public health and gerontology, this is a rich repository of key ideas, concepts and issues regarding elder abuse and the role of public health initiatives in its prevention. The text frames elder abuse as a public health problem, stressing that efforts toward prevention is well within the scope of work performed by public health professionals. It describes major public policy/public health initiatives as they relate to elder abuse, analyzes elder abuse as a global and human rights issue, and supports the development of core competencies for public health work to prevent elder abuse. The text describes in detail major theoretical and applied issues within elder abuse and grounds these issues within the core functions and essential services of public health. It then addresses skill development using the core competencies for public health professionals. The book is the first to tie the core functions and essential public health services to core public health competency domains and creates a topic-specific framework for effective public health practice. An annotated section includes the most up-to-date resources for both public health and elder abuse, including toolkits, stakeholder lists, and references. A discussion of future directions for the field sets the agenda for a committed interdisciplinary approach to ameliorating and preventing elder abuse. Key Features: Grounds elder abuse prevention within the core functions and essential services of public health Provides a storehouse of scientific and practical information on elder abuse Stresses skill development using core competencies for public health professionals Encompasses the contributions of outstanding leaders in public health and gerontology Includes news stories, illustrative case examples, resources, blogs, and webinars
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Elder Abuse

They have to do with our basic roles in life , and our well - being after a long life of working and caring for others . Fortunately , as you know Mr. Chairman ... I have worked on the elder abuse problem at the State level .

Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Special Committee on Aging

Publisher:

ISBN: MINN:319510030589326

Category: Aged

Page: 166

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Elder Abuse

N.A.S.U.A.'s work with our members over the past 5 years convinces us that the basic structure is in place in the States to receive reports of elder abuse , investigate them , and complete a service plan for supportive assistance .

Author: United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Aging. Subcommittee on Human Services

Publisher:

ISBN: PSU:000015446725

Category: Abused aged

Page: 144

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Elder Abuse and Mistreatment

Elder Abuse and Mistreatment: Policy,Practiceand Research, edited byM. ... Regional Representative, International Network forthe Prevention of Elder Abuse) Religion, Spirituality, and Aging: A SocialWork Perspective, editedbyHarryR.

Author: Joanna Mellor

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135023775

Category: Social Science

Page: 284

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Provide the most effective service possible to help victims of this growing social problem Elder Abuse and Mistreatment is a comprehensive overview of current policy issues, new practice models, and up-to-date research on elder abuse and neglect. Experts in the field provide insight into elder abuse with newly examined populations to create an understanding of how to design service plans for victims of abuse and family mistreatment. The book addresses all forms of abuse and neglect, examining the value issues and ethical dilemmas that social workers face in providing service to elderly abuse victims and their families. Elder abuse and neglect is a social problem of increasing concern to policymakers, practitioners, and researchers in the United States and around the world. Elder Abuse and Mistreatment incorporates health, mental health, and social service perspectives that assist social work and health care professionals with interdisciplinary teamwork. The book examines the Elder Justice Act, the Madrid 2002 International Plan of Action on Ageing, new and emerging practice modalities and international models such as shelter programs and support groups, and the latest research on practice methods, elder abuse with special populations, and interventions with victim-abuse dyads. Topics examined in Elder Abuse and Mistreatment include: abuse reporting statutes the roles of agencies involved in abuse investigations service commonly needed by victims funding sources common impediments to service delivery adult protective services (APS) local, state, and federal policies social and economic inclusion self-determination long-term care and nursing homes consumer fraud and financial abuse dependency and compliance and much more Elder Abuse and Mistreatment: Policy, Practice, and Research is an essential resource for educators and students of social work, nursing, and public health, and for social work practitioners.
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