development of an index of elder abuse

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Statementby Melanie Hwalek and Mary C. Sengstock and Vernon Proctor
ContributionsSengstock, Mary C, Proctor, Vernon, University of Michigan. Institute of Gerontology, United States. Administration on Aging
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Get this from a library. The development of an index of elder abuse. [Melanie Hwalek; Mary C Sengstock; Vernon Proctor; University of Michigan.

Institute of Gerontology.; United States. Administration on Aging.]. Includes Sengstock-Hwalek comprehensive index of elder abuse. Description: 1 volume (various pagings): illustrations, forms ; 28 cm: Responsibility: prepared by Melanie Hwalek and Mary C.

Sengstock ; in completion of grant # AR/42, Office of Human Development Services, Administration on Aging. *Yaffe MJ, Wolfson C, Lithwick M, Weiss D. Development and validation of a tool to improve physician identification of elder abuse: The Elder Abuse Suspicion Index (EASI) ©. Journal of Elder Abuse and Neglect ; 20(3) In Press.

Haworth Press Inc: http: //e Size: 16KB. Pocket cards for practical office use in English and French may be obtained from the National Initiative for Care of the Elderly (NICE) in Canada; References. Yaffe MJ, Wolfson C, Weiss D, Lithwick M.

Development and validation of a tool to assist physicians’ identification of elder abuse: The Elder Abuse Suspicion Index (EASI ©). Here is an informative overview of the causes and consequences of elder abuse in countries around the world.

This book delves into the global problem of elder abuse and identifies similarities and differences that occur from country to country. Elder Abuse: International and Cross-Cultural Perspectives increases understanding of the problem of elder abuse, helping you recognize more easily the.

Elder abuse and neglect assessment form This form was prepared by the researchers in accor- dance with the literature. 4,10,11, [23] [24][25][26][27] It consisted of 31 yes/no questions to.

Developing standard data for elder abuse multidisciplinary teams: A critical objective David Burnes, Darin Kirchin, Alyssa Elman, Risa Breckman, Mark S.

Lachs & Tony Rosen Pages: Several publications funded through other sources have been included because of their direct relevance to the work of elder abuse prevention.

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Abuse of people age 60 and older is widespread, research shows. According to a study in The Lancet Global Health, “elder abuse seems to affect 1 in 6 older adults worldwide, which is roughly million people.”.

Elder abuse takes many forms. A review article in The New England Journal of Medicine explains that research on elder abuse generally addresses these five categories. The Department has published a set of 6 leaflets on elder abuse to enhance the awareness of elders and other citizens on the problem of elder abuse, to prevent the occurrence of abusive incident, and to encourage victims of abuse as well as their family members and friends to seek assistance as early as possible so as to remedy the situations.

Detection of elder abuse: Exploring the potential use of the Elder Abuse Suspicion Index© by law enforcement in the field. Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect: Vol. 30, No. 2, pp. Elder Abuse Surveillance: Uniform Deinitions and Recommended Core Data Elements For Use In Elder Abuse Surveillance, Version Atlanta (GA): National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Financial Abuse Data Elements.

The development and use of uniform deinitions and recommended core. This book familiarizes readers with essential aspects of the field of elder abuse, including risk and protective factors, the roles of cognition and capacity, clinicians' legal and ethical obligations to report elder abuse, and the purpose and function of adult protective services.

Elder abuse is a catch-all phrase that refers to a variety of ways by which caregivers and other people in power-positions relative to the elderly can mistreat them.

Elder abuse includes, but is not limited to: physical abuse, emotional abuse, sexual abuse, spiritual abuse financial abuse, abandonment and neglect. Development of widely accepted operational definitions and validated and standardized measurement methods for the elements of elder mistreatment is urgently needed to move the field forward.

The field must develop widely accepted operational definitions of the elements of elder mistreatment, its different forms, and associated risk factors and.

standing of elder abuse within these communities. In addition to the typical Western schema that CHAPTER 5.

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ABUSE OF THE ELDERLY. comprises physical, verbal, financial and sexual abuse,andneglect,theparticipantswishedtoaddto the definition: loss of respect. Elder abuse (EA) is recognized as a serious public health concern associated with major consequences, including pre-mature mortality, physical and mental health morbidities, and increased.

To develop the Assessment Tool for Domestic Elder Abuse (ATDEA), a literature review was conducted via a keyword search of ICHUSHI Web (a Japanese medical database), China National Knowledge Infrastructure (a Chinese-language journal database), and PubMed using the keywords "elder abuse" and "elderly abuse" as well as a manual search of books.

Find thousands of published research articles, books, government reports and other literature related to elder abuse. Most citations for articles include the Digital Object Identifier (DOI) for access to the abstract or full article.

Copy and paste the DOI into an internet search engine. Highlights Current definitions of elder abuse produce a definitional chaos. Social currents have strongly influenced the development of the various elder abuse definitions. For research purposes we should use the WHO-definition that helps to understand the problem of elder abuse and to distinguish it from other phenomena.

For professional practice there is an urgent need for a definition. This first-of-its-kind work on elder abuse and mistreatment provides a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of the subject. Covering almost all regions of the world, it highlights different dimensions of elder abuse and mistreatment in terms of their prevalence, incidence, prevention, treatment, management and response from governments and civil society, academic and research communities.

Elder abuse has a range of negative sequelae that extend well beyond the obvious traumatic injury and pain to which the victims may be subjected.

29 Studies have shown that victims of elder abuse. The Elder Abuse Suspicion Index is validated to screen for abuse in cognitively intact patients. A more detailed two-step process is used to screen. The Administration for Community Living has a National Center on Elder Abuse where you can learn about how to report abuse, where to get help, and state laws that deal with abuse and neglect.

Go to for more information. Or, call the Eldercare Locator weekdays at The National Center on Elder Abuse recently conducted a national summit, bringing together experts from several professions to develop recommendations for a national agenda on elder mistreatment. Recommendations include a nationwide public awareness campaign, coordination of law enforcement efforts, study of adult protective services, and a.

Elder abuse is a general term that refers to many different types of harm inflicted on an older adult. Usually people think of abuse as elder abuse when an older adult is hurt by someone he or she knows and trusts, or when an older adult is targeted because of his or her age.

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Elder Abuse Fatality Review Teams: A Replication Manual () raises the issues and challenges that a developing or ongoing team may face. It offers ideas for addressing those challenges that have been used by elder abuse, child abuse, or domestic violence fatality review teams. Federal Resources: National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA) external icon NCEA directed by the U.S.

Administration on Aging, is committed to helping national, state, and local partners in the field of elder abuse to ensure that older Americans will live with dignity, integrity, independence, and without abuse, neglect, and exploitation.

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Elder abuse, broadly defined, includes physical, sexual and emotional abuse, financial exploitation, neglect and self-neglect, and abandonment. The distinctive context of domestic violence in later life is the abusive use of power and control by a person known to the victim in a close, personal way.

Addressing the measurement challenge in elder abuse interventions: need for a severity framework. Journal of elder abuse & neglect. Comment GET IT Times cited: 4; Emergency department provider perspectives on elder abuse and development of a novel ED-based multidisciplinary intervention team. Emergency medicine journal: EMJ.

Importance. As few as 1 in 24 cases of elder abuse is reported to the authorities, 1, 3, 11 and much of the associated morbidity and mortality results from this delay in identification and intervention.

21 For many older adults, assessment by health care providers may represent their only contact outside the home. These providers therefore have a unique opportunity to identify suspected elder. Types of elder abuse include physical abuse, emotional abuse, sexual abuse, and abandonment.

1 The most recent US national elder mistreatment prevalence study reported that approximately 11% of cognitively intact older adults reported at least 1 form of elder mistreatment in the previous 12 months.

4 This number is likely an underestimate.Elder abuse is an emerging issue of serious concern with life-threatening consequences. This study aimed to develop and assess the validity and reliability of a new scale to assess elder abuse.

A cross-sectional multistage sampling technique was used to obtain a nationally representative sample of older Malaysians. The iterative development process resulted in a item, four-dimension scale.