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Elder abuse and/or neglect : literature review Fallon, Pauline

By: Fallon, Pauline.
Contributor(s): New Zealand. Ministry of Social Development. Centre for Social Research and Evaluation.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Wellington Ministry of Social Development 2006Description: 29 p. ; computer file : Microsoft Word format (438Kb).Subject(s): DOMESTIC VIOLENCE | ELDER ABUSE | LITERATURE REVIEWS | NEGLECTDDC classification: 362.6042 ELD Online resources: Click here to access online Summary: This report reviews current literature on elder abuse and/or neglect on both an international and national scale. The aim is to document what is known about the nature and scale of elder abuse and/or neglect, to identify factors and circumstances that are associated with a heightened risk of elder abuse and/or neglect, and to examine ways in which various sectors of society might be mobilised in the prevention of elder abuse and neglect.
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This report reviews current literature on elder abuse and/or neglect on both an international and national scale. The aim is to document what is known about the nature and scale of elder abuse and/or neglect, to identify factors and circumstances that are associated with a heightened risk of elder abuse and/or neglect, and to examine ways in which various sectors of society might be mobilised in the prevention of elder abuse and neglect.