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Elder Abuse
An overview of the causes and types of elder abuse in nursing homes.
# 97302 | 1,916 words | 9 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Aug 01, 2007 in Sociology (General) , Aging (General)

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This paper discusses how abuse of the elderly can take many forms; including physical or sexual abuse, psychological and emotional abuse as well as financial abuse and abandonment. In particular, it looks at how studies have often found that abuse is inflicted by the caregiver and the nursing home or institution in which the elderly person resides.

Introduction and Overview
Causes and Forms of Elder Abuse
Conclusion: Possible Solutions

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Elder Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect. Retrieved April 9, from http://www.personalinjuryfyi.com/elder_abuse.html
  • Elder Abuse In Nursing Homes. Office of the Attorney General. Retrieved April 9, from http://ag.ca.gov/bmfea/elder.php
  • Nerenberg, L. ( 2002) Abuse in Nursing Homes. National Center on Elder Abuse. Retrieved April 9, from http://www.elderabusecenter.org/default.cfm?p=abuseinnursinghomes.cfm
  • Nursing Homes. Retrieved April 9, from
  • Nursing Home Abuse. U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Government Reform- Minority Office. Retrieved April 9, from http://www.elderabusecenter.org/default.cfm?p=nursinghomeabuse.cfm

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