Determining effective interventions in a community-based elder abuse system
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Published by State of Illinois, Dept. on Aging in Springfied, Ill. (421 East Capitol Ave., Springfield 62701) .
Written in English


  • Illinois. -- Dept. of Aging -- Data processing,
  • Older people -- Abuse of -- Illinois -- Prevention,
  • Abused aged -- Services for -- Illinois

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Edition Notes

ContributionsIllinois. Dept. of Aging, United States. Administration on Aging
The Physical Object
Paginationix, [3] p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14451593M

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Determining effective interventions in a community-based elder abuse system: executive summary. Elder Abuse Prevention and Intervention is an informative and useful book. It talks about a disheartening reality in elderly and nursing homes and even in households, but it provides tips and guidelines how to prevent the abuse of elderly. Written in an objective, factual and compassionate way. I recommend this book/5(7). Determining effective interventions in a community-based elder abuse system. Springfield, IL: Illinois Department on Aging. Google Scholar. Ramsey-Klawsnik, H. (). Investigating suspected elder maltreatment. Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, 7(1), 41– CrossRef Google Scholar. Interventions to prevent or stop elder abuse vary and may focus on assisting the abused person or helping the perpetrator change their behaviour, but few high-quality studies have assessed these.

  Alon S, Berg-Warman A. Treatment and prevention of elder abuse and neglect: where knowledge and practice meet-a model for intervention to prevent and treat elder Abuse in Israel. J Elder Abuse Negl. ;– PubMed Google ScholarCited by: 1. WEANJournal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, Vol. 21, No. 3, May pp. 1–34Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect A Systematic Review of Interventions for Elder Abuse Interventions for. Like child abuse, elder abuse interventions have primarily arisen from either agency- or community-based initiatives. This reflects the mandate of adult protective service agencies and their procedures for responding to abuse and neglect, whereas community-based efforts attempt to integrate or coordinate services found throughout the community in other social service by: Interventions take multi-disciplinary, multi-dimensional approaches to elder abuse; Elder abuse interventions build upon existing programs including senior-target events, shelters and helplines. Panelists described their own work and collaborated to paint a vision for future elder abuse interventions: Jeanne Teresi, PhD, a psychiatric researcher and research administrator.

Although adult protective services is the backbone of the system, community-based interventions draw on the health professions, law enforcement personnel and all participants in the criminal justice system, the bar and other participants in the civil justice system, financial institutions, and many others. from elder abuse and to determine. The purpose of this study was to use rigorous systematic review methods to summarize the effectiveness of interventions for elder abuse. Only eight studies met our inclusion criteria. Evidence regarding the recurrence of abuse following intervention was limited, but the interventions for which this outcome was reported failed to reduce, and may have even increased, the likelihood of by: The unanswered questions include whether people are safer and, ultimately, whether these interventions are cost-effective. The third, and often most time-consuming, function of adult protective services is to develop a protective services plan aiming to terminate mistreatment and ensure safety.   The goal for elder abuse prevention is to stop it from happening in the first place. However, the solutions are as complex as the problem. Knowledge about what works to prevent elder abuse is growing. However, most prevention strategies and practices have not yet been rigorously evaluated to determine their effectiveness.