Elder Abuse and Neglect
part series designed to train hospital workers, law enforcement officials, and social workers on the signs of elder abuse
in families, ways of dealing with the problem, and resourses available to families and agencies.
Part One provides an overview of the problem, including social workers and doctors
who deal with abused elderly clients.
Part Two examines actual cases of abuse and neglect, including conversations with victims, abusers and
Part Three looks at the
complex and difficult decision of competency, and who should make the decision to remove an elderly person from their home
when they are in danger.
Funded by the U.S. Department on Aging, and selected for national distribution by their awards committee.