Elder Issues: Nutrition, Falls and Abuse: Elder Abuse (CD), 1st Edition
- Concept Media
- ISBN-10: 0840020260 | ISBN-13: 9780840020260
- © 2002 | Published
- College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $296.25 List Price = $ 399.95
This segment discusses the growing problem of elder abuse. It describes the various types of abuse and details characteristics of abusers. Barriers to getting help, including social, cultural and medical factors are presented. Preventing abuse, and assessing and treating elders who have been mistreated are covered at length. It also discusses various governmental agencies and services designed to help elders and their family caregivers prevent abuse before it occurs.