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The following is part of our project “Increasing Access to Justice for Older Adult Victims of Sexual Assault: A Capacity Building Approach”, funded by the Justice Canada Victims Fund.Learn more about this project or consult the full list of resources

recommendationssainltc a2jproject 2020This Learning Brief is part of a set developed for the Access to Justice Project.
As an add-on to the mini literature review on elder sexual assault in long-term care (LTC) facilities, this learning brief identifies and articulates key recommendations and suggestions for preventing, identifying, and responding to instances of sexual violence in LTC facilities. Recommendations are categorized according to those for research, policy, and practice.

Companion piece: Learning Brief: Sexual Assault in Long Term Care Facilities - Mini Literature Review

Authors:
Amy Peirone, PhD, SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Guelph
Myrna Dawson, PhD, Professor of Sociology, University of Guelph, Director, Centre for the Study of Social and Legal Responses to Violence