Understanding elder abuse a training manual for helping professionals by Simon Biggs

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Published by Longman in Harlow .

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StatementSimon Biggs and Chris Phillipson.
SeriesSocial Services Training Manual Series
ContributionsPhillipson, Chris, 1949-
The Physical Object
Pagination(240)p. ;
Number of Pages240
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Open LibraryOL18070613M
ISBN 100582085748

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Progress towards understanding elder abuse and developing effective response and prevention measures, are recognised to be considerably less well developed than in other areas of interpersonal violence, including family violence and child abuse (WHO, ). Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect | The Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect is devoted to bringing to light the causes, effects, treatment, and prevention of the mistreatment of older people.

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Research is needed both to improve our understanding of the markers of physical and psychological elder abuse, and to develop means to ensure that abuse is identified and addressed. Elder abuse – this type of abuse happens between an elder and another person, typically younger, such as the elder’s child.

Elder abuse consists of other forms of abuse perpetrated against an elder. This form of abuse often consists of financial, emotional and even physical abuse. Spiritual abuse – spiritual abuse revolves around a person. This unique evolution and perspective gives her the depth and breadth of understanding needed to write a book like this, able to resonate equally with adult protective service workers struggling to manage caseloads of vulnerable elders, law enforcement personnel trying to prosecute abusers, and academics searching for effective responses to the.

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This Insights was contributed by Richard Pasquantonio, CPA/CFF, CFE, CDFA (NC License Number ), an associate at Adam Shay CPA, PLLC, and Jennifer Roden, an associate attorney with Craige & Fox, PLLLC.

In this first installment on this topic, we will define financial elder fraud and discuss three categories of schemes and scams that fraudsters use to swindle their victims. 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.

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