By Gloria Gutman,Charmaine Spencer
Population getting older is happening around the world. stories of abuse and overlook of older women and men also are obvious on an international foundation. whereas a lot of the paintings on identity, remedy and prevention of abuse of older folks has been in the relatives atmosphere, it can't be separated from the wider event of getting older in modern society. Time and time back, concerns round laws, coverage and perform collide with human rights, societal attitudes and stereotypes.
Raising know-how of the link among getting older, ageism and abuse, is one aim of this ebook and an important first step within the conflict to put off abuse and forget of older folks. yet expertise isn't sufficient, motion has to be taken to boost, case discovering tactics and remedial and preventive guidelines and courses which are elder-friendly either in motive and within the means that they're applied. This e-book bargains a thought-provoking exam of chosen present guidelines and courses which have been built in the future health, social providers and legal justice platforms. It highlights the specified concerns and vulnerabilities of older ladies, older males and people from the LGTB group. It additionally includes a special approach to achieving youth via a tutorial application that shapes attitudes and behaviour through photograph paintings.
- Clear, undemanding writing variety - reader doesn't need to take care of murky theories and vague references
- Practical process – readers can relate to the examples which are supplied of events within which abuse and forget has or can occur
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Aging, Ageism and Abuse: Moving from Awareness to Action (Elsevier Insights) by Gloria Gutman,Charmaine Spencer