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ccr overview booklet with borderThe Government of Alberta has released Addressing Elder Abuse: A Toolkit for Developing a Coordinated Community Response to help communities develop a framework to address elder abuse at the local level. 

This toolkit is intended to help build a community-specific, multi-disciplinary approach to addressing elder abuse. It provides a five-step process that communities, civil society organizations and individuals can use to develop a local coordinated community response (CCR) approach to address elder abuse.

Who is this toolkit for?
  • Seniors centres
  • Community organizations
  • Police and victim services
  • Health service providers
  • Housing providers
  • Organizations servicing Indigenous, LGBTQ and new Immigrant communities
  • Anyone interested in addressing elder abuse in their community

This eight-page summary provides an overview of the characteristics of a Coordinated Community Response and of the five-step process.

Toolkit:

You can access the toolkit here.

Evaluation of the work

In 2020, Alberta Seniors and Housing evaluated the CCR model and created two resources - an infographic and a fact sheet - to share information on this promising practice in Alberta. You can access both here (click on the resource to view and download):

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Source: Government of Alberta

 

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