Resources - elder abuse 18.06.07
UK Study into the neglect and abuse of older people
Produced by Comic Relief and the Department of Health (June 07)
BBC Radio 4 Women's Hour report on elder abuse (Feb 07)
Lizzie Jeans, manager of the campaign at Help the Aged and Dr Jane Garner, consultant psychiatrist in old age psychiatry in Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust discuss elder abuse on Women's Hour.
Action on Elder abuse defines elder abuse...
UK's Action on Elder Abuse defines elder abuse as "A single or repeated act or lack of appropriate action, occurring within any relationship where there is an expectation of trust, which causes harm or distress to an older person."
Help the Aged publications
Download guides for free from Help the Aged called Stopping Elder Abuse and Elder Abuse: What it is and how to stop it.
Elderly people cared for by spouse are at greater risk for abuse
University of Pittsburg report (Feb 05)