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Special Feature: Elder Abuse - Abuse by Caregivers

Publications

Understanding Elder Abuse: New Directions for Developing Theories of Elder Abuse Occurring in Domestic Settings
National Institute of Justice, June 2013

Examination of Resident Abuse in Assisted Living Facilities
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, March 2013

Developing an Actuarial Risk Assessment to Inform Decisions Made by Adult Protective Services Workers
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, September 2012

People with Dementia as Witnesses to Emotional Events
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, April 2011

Elder Justice: Stronger Federal Leadership Could Enhance National Response to Elder Abuse
U.S. Government Accountability Office, March 2011

Nursing Response to Elder Mistreatment Curriculum
Office for Victims of Crime-Sponsored, 2010

Detecting, Addressing and Preventing Elder Abuse In Residential Care Facilities
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, November 2009

Mandatory Reporting of Nursing Home Deaths: Markers for Mistreatment, Effect on Care Quality, and Generalizability
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, March 2008

National Elder Mistreatment Study
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, 2008

Neglect of Older Persons: An Introduction to Legal Issues Related to Caregiver Duty and Liability
National Center on Elder Abuse-Sponsored, 2007

Nursing Home Abuse Risk Prevention Profile and Checklist
National Center on Elder Abuse, July 2005

Role of Forensic Science in Identification of Mistreatment Deaths in Long-Term Care Facilities: Final Report
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, January 2005

Preventing Elder Abuse by In-Home Helpers
National Center on Elder Abuse, June 2002

Developing Training Programs on Elder Abuse Prevention for In-Home Helpers Issues and Guidelines
National Center on Elder Abuse, March 2002

Preventing Elder Abuse by Family Caregivers
National Center on Elder Abuse, March 2002

Related Resources

National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA)
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Administration on Aging, NCEA serves as a national resource center dedicated to the prevention of elder mistreatment. The NCEA site contains state and Federal law information, FAQs, and publications, as well as statistics relating to elder abuse.

National Institute of Justice (NIJ): Elder Abuse
The Elder Abuse section of the NIJ Web site provides information about and research on elder abuse and related topics.

National Long-Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center
Funded by the Administration on Aging (AoA), the National Long-Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center provides support, technical assistance, and training to State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Programs and their statewide networks of regional (local) programs. The Center works to improve the quality of life and care of the residents in long-term care facilities.

Office for Victims of Crime (OVC): Elder Abuse/Mistreatment
The Elder Abuse/Mistreatment section of the OVC Web site provides information and resources to help bring greater awareness to the crime of elder abuse and mistreatment.

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