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Canadian Centre for Elder Law LogoThis is an introductory elder abuse workshop from the Canadian Centre for Elder Law.  This workshop has been created for volunteers who work with older people and Boards of Directors of organizations that serve aging clients. 

There are 3 types of resources available:

The workshop answers the questions:

The workshop is divided into 4 parts: 1. What is elder abuse and neglect? ; 2. When and how are you required to respond to elder abuse? ; 3. How do you identify the best response? ; 4. Who to call for more information or to respond to concerns about abuse?

The law is different in every province and territory in Canada, as are the resource agencies available.  There are 26 versions of the workshop available through this website: one for each province and territory and each workshop is available in French and English.