By Jacki Pritchard

ISBN-10: 1853027049

ISBN-13: 9781853027048

The abuse, overlook and exploitation of older humans in neighborhood and home care settings is more and more being regarded and addressed as a major social drawback in Britain. In Canada, the place the problem has had a far larger profile, assorted types of perform have developed.

Elder Abuse paintings provides an outline of the advancements and concerns in either international locations and attracts out stable perform directions. The chapters examine examine, idea, coverage improvement, laws, perform concerns, assets and new rules. the explicit features coated contain scientific perform advancements, cross-agency coordination, 'self-help' for older humans, knowledge elevating, monetary abuse, and the scientific and police views. cutting edge types for abuse intervention that have been generated in Canada are defined and assessed. The ebook comprises rules for education and validated education workouts. The members are drawn from quite a lot of settings in either voluntary and statutory corporations, in addition to the tutorial world.

This exhaustive quantity will consultant and encourage the direct paintings of somebody interested in the care of older those that were sufferers of abuse, in addition to informing and focusing the selections of managers and coverage makers at the crucial problems with concern.

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A common criticism in agencies (especially social services departments) is that workers feel that many managers have not got the expertise in elder abuse, therefore they cannot advise and support the worker adequately. In many agencies managers do not receive adequate training to improve their knowledge and skills. It is also important to bring managers together for support. They need to be able to discuss with their peers the difficulties in implementing policy and practice dilemmas and issues.

The 'Police Perspective', led by a very experienced detective constable, was a significant addition to training. Training 1997 The launch of the new procedures and guidelines was marked by six county-wide information sessions to which the Thames Valley Police, representatives of the National Health Trusts and members of the Inspection Teams (Quality Assurance) all contributed. These launch sessions were attended by managers from the Health Service, and from private and voluntary homes and organisations, as well as social services staff.

Again bearing in mind the opinion and agreement of the victim). I think that some workers get into a rut when they think about multidisciplinary working they know who they liaise with on a day-to-day basis to get information for assessment purposes, but in elder abuse work it is necessary to be creative in the way one works because of scarce resources. A useful question which can be used by managers in supervision or trainers on courses is: Page 28 Who would you go to outside of your agency to get advice and support regarding an elder abuse case?

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