Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Elder Abuse: Warning Signs
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"Elder Abuse: Warning Signs" is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key geriatric topics and provide clinically useful assessments and interventions. Initially developed for remote, rural clinical sites, they are useful for students and health care professionals from many fields and across a very broad range of health care settings.
1. List the main types of elder abuse, and identify the most common type
2. List risk factors for elder abuse
3. Make appropriate notifications of social service and governmental agencies when elder abuse is suspected
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Hall Georgia and Dr. Barry Weiss. Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Elder Abuse: Warning Signs. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2017 Available from: https://pogoe.org/productid/20209