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Description - Elder Abuse and Mistreatment by Joanna Mellor

Provide the most effective service possible to help victims of this growing social problem Elder Abuse and Mistreatment is a comprehensive overview of current policy issues, new practice models, and up-to-date research on elder abuse and neglect. Experts in the field provide insight into elder abuse with newly examined populations to create an understanding of how to design service plans for victims of abuse and family mistreatment. The book addresses all forms of abuse and neglect, examining the value issues and ethical dilemmas that social workers face in providing service to elderly abuse victims and their families. Elder abuse and neglect is a social problem of increasing concern to policymakers, practitioners, and researchers in the United States and around the world. Elder Abuse and Mistreatment incorporates health, mental health, and social service perspectives that assist social work and health care professionals with interdisciplinary teamwork. The book examines the Elder Justice Act, the Madrid 2002 International Plan of Action on Ageing, new and emerging practice modalities and international models such as shelter programs and support groups, and the latest research on practice methods, elder abuse with special populations, and interventions with victim-abuse dyads. Topics examined in Elder Abuse and Mistreatment include: * abuse reporting statutes * the roles of agencies involved in abuse investigations * service commonly needed by victims * funding sources * common impediments to service delivery * adult protective services (APS) * local, state, and federal policies * social and economic inclusion * self-determination * long-term care and nursing homes * consumer fraud and financial abuse * dependency and compliance * and much moreElder Abuse and Mistreatment: Policy, Practice, and Research is an essential resource for educators and students of social work, nursing, and public health, and for social work practitioners.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780789030221
ISBN-10: 0789030225
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 284
Imprint: Routledge Member of the Taylor and Francis Group
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Publish Date: 4-Aug-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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