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Elder Abuse Work Best Practice in Britain and Canada

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ISBN-10: 1853027049

ISBN-13: 9781853027048

Edition: 1999

Authors: Jacki Pritchard

List price: $75.00
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This volume gives a comparative overview of the developments and issues in both countries and draws out good practice guidelines. The chapters include analyses, research, theory, policy developments and self-help for older people.
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Book details

List price: $75.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publication date: 1/1/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

Introduction
Britain
Lessons Learnt in Working with Elder Abuse in the Last Decade
Developing Policy and a Training Strategy in Berkshire: The Results of Practice
Developing a Policy on Abuse in Residential and Nursing Homes
Abuse in a Safe Environment
Elder Abuse: The Clinical Reality
'It is Better to Talk of Bulls than be in the Bull Ring': Elder Abuse - A Police Perspective
Social Work and Elder Abuse: Practitioner Perspectives from Scotland
Good Practice: Victims' Perspectives
Bringing Rights Home: Back to Beautiful Swansea Anyway!
The Differences between Child Protection and Elder Protection: The Role of the Local Authority Solicitor
The Protection of People without Mental Capacity
Canada
Elder Abuse: The Canadian Experience 1980-1998
From Powerlessness to Empowerment
Financial Abuse of Seniors: A Growing Concern: Seniors in British Columbia, Canada 'Taking Action against Financial Abuse'
The Role of Alcohol in Elder Abuse Cases
The Dynamics of Senior Mistreatment and the Options for Intervention
Innovative Interventions when Seniors are Abused
Abuse Prevention in Long-Term Care
A Community Response to Abuse of Seniors
Police Service to Seniors
Support Groups: A Chance at Human Connection for Abused Older Adults
Planning a Shelter for Abused Seniors
The Contributors
Subject Index
Author Index