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Title: Preventing the abuse of older people by their family members
Authors: Bagshaw, Dale
Wendt, Sarah
Zannettino, Lana
Keywords: Australia
Elderly people
Abuse
Health and wellbeing
Issue Date: 2009
Publisher: Australian Domestic & Family Violence Clearinghouse
Citation: Bagshaw, D., Wendt, S., & Zannettino, L., 2009. Preventing the abuse of older people by their family members. Australian Domestic & Family Violence Clearinghouse Stakeholder Paper, 7, 1-16.
Series/Report no.: Stakeholder papers;Paper No. 7
Abstract: The causes of abuse of older people are complex and multifaceted, and may encompass physical, psychological, social, medical, legal and environmental factors and multiple systems. Recent South Australian research identified many barriers older people face in reporting abuse and in fleeing abusive situations. Abuse of older people requires psychological, medical, social, political and legal interventions and actions.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2328/26299
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