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A Global Response to Elder Abuse and Neglect "WHO with partners conducted a study in order to develop a strategy to prevent elder abuse within the primary health care (PHC) context. The study consisted of a qualitative research project in eight participating countries focused on testing questions originally devised by researchers in Montreal. These questions were aimed at raising awareness among PHC professionals of the issue of elder abuse."

Source: http://www.who.int/ageing/publications/elder_abuse2008/en/

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Discussing Screening for Elder Abuse at Primary Health Care Level  "This paper presents a critical review of the literature, discusses what is needed in order to advance knowledge by primary health care workers about elder abuse and makes recommendations about detection as a first step for the management and prevention of elder abuse."

Source: World Health Organization

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Promising Approaches in the Prevention of Abuse and Neglect of Older Adults in Community Settings in Canada

 

This project provides a snapshot on ‘promising approaches’ in the prevention of abuse/neglect of older adults in community settings in Canada.  It is drawn from a literature review, stakeholder information, analysis of approaches, and framework development.

 

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