elder abuse in her own words
Download
Skip this Video
Download Presentation
Elder Abuse: In Her Own Words

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 24

elder abuse: in her own words - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 476 Views
  • Uploaded on

Elder Abuse: In Her Own Words. Bonnie Brandl Janice Green Bonnie Hill Nanci Newton. Introductions. Name Where you work Your age How you feel about being your age. Ricky Mountain News, 4/16/07. Relationship Between Elder Abuse and Domestic Violence. Elder Abuse.

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'elder abuse: in her own words' - MikeCarlo


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
elder abuse in her own words

Elder Abuse: In Her Own Words

Bonnie Brandl

Janice Green

Bonnie Hill

Nanci Newton

introductions
Introductions
  • Name
  • Where you work
  • Your age
  • How you feel about being your age
slide4

Relationship Between

Elder Abuse and Domestic Violence

Elder

Abuse

Domestic Violence

Elder Domestic Violence

Elder

Domestic

Violence

what is elder abuse
What is Elder Abuse?

When an older adult experiences:

  • Physical abuse
  • Neglect
  • Sexual abuse and Stalking
  • Financial exploitation
  • Emotional abuse

(Any of the above may co-occur with each other)

who are victims of elder abuse
Who are Victims of Elder Abuse?
  • Persons aged over 60 or 65+
  • Primarily females and some older males
  • All racial, ethnic, socio-economic, and religious backgrounds
  • Does not include vulnerable or at-risk adults age 18 - 59
who commits elder abuse
Who Commits Elder Abuse?
  • Intimate partners (long-term, new, or late onset)

-- Occurs in heterosexual/gay/lesbian relationships

-- Includes dating relationships

  • Adult children and other family members
  • Caregivers
  • Others in positions of authority

This definition excludes victimization by strangers.

where does elder abuse occur
Where Does Elder Abuse Occur?
  • Private residences within community
  • Facility settings (4.5 %)
how are older people harmed
How Are Older People Harmed?
  • Accidents
  • Well-intended caregivers
  • Contact with persons with physical or mental health conditions that manifest in aggressive behavior
  • Elder abuse
why does elder abuse occur persist
Why Does Elder Abuse Occur & Persist?
  • Greed
    • Goal is financial exploitation
    • Offender often committing other types of abuse
  • Power and control
    • As in domestic violence
    • Pattern of abusive and coercive behaviors and threats used to control victim
    • Actual and assumed power is used
comings and goings
Comings and Goings
  • You are an older victim of abuse
  • Listen to scenes and choose if you want to remain at home or leave
  • Leaving costs green and/or yellow cards
  • Pay when the bell rings
  • If out of cards needed, must return home
stalking facts later life
Stalking Facts: Later Life
  • Older adults are almost as likely to be stalked as younger individuals
  • Females age 55 or older are more likely than males to be stalked
stalking facts later life16
Stalking Facts: Later Life
  • Often, stalker is someone who the older adult victim knows
  • Stalking in later life is often part of domestic violence (JEAN)
working with miss mary
Working with Miss Mary

Nanci Newton

Director

USF Advocacy Program

University of South Florida

responding to older victims
Responding to Older Victims
  • Consider how definitions exclude
  • Consider how services exclude
  • Who are collaborative partners
  • Who are volunteers, staff, board
  • How are older individuals involved
  • Consider role of ageism
resources
Resources
  • National Center on Elder Abuse
  • NAPSA
  • National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life
  • State APS
  • Area Agency on Aging (AAA)
ovw training grants program
OVW Training Grants Program
  • History of program
  • Focus on elder abuse
  • 10 communities
ovw training grants program22
OVW Training Grants Program
  • 2-day law enforcement training
  • Prosecutors’ training
  • Judges training
  • Systems change
ovw training grants program23
OVW Training Grants Program
  • Direct services
  • Training/cross training for advocates, elder abuse workers, aging network etc.
  • CCRs on elder abuse

COMING SOON

ad