Elder Abuse and Neglect
Causes, Diagnosis, and Intervention StrategiesBook - 1986
In this second edition of their classic volume, the authors present their elder abuse diagnosis and intervention model. This comprehensive model of detection, assessment, and intervention enables the practitioner first to identify the type of elder mistreatment, including physical, sexual, psychological, and financial. It then provides systematic and realistic interventions. This updated edition also includes information on legal interventions with suggestions on how the practitioner should act in the courtroom, give testimony, document findings, and prepare for legal involvement with the criminal justice system. Actual legal tools are included in the appendix. This is a classic resource for all health professionals who work with the elderly.
Publisher: New York, NY : Springer Pub. Co., c1986.
Characteristics: xiii, 322 p. ; 24 cm.