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Recognising and Responding to Elder Abuse

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Any person receiving care - regardless of age, gender or disability - should be able to access support without experiencing (or fearing) violence, abuse, neglect, exploitation or discrimination. Abusive behaviour of any kind towards older adults is a violation of basic human rights.

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Any person receiving care - regardless of age, gender or disability - should be able to access support without experiencing (or fearing) violence, abuse, neglect, exploitation or discrimination. Abusive behaviour of any kind towards older adults (from staff, residents or others) is a violation of basic human rights and unacceptable in any setting.

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12 Dec 2021
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24 Mar 2021
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Gniare FORSYTH
22 Aug 2021
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Michelle Thomas
03 Aug 2021
All clients have the right to have there needs met and any form of abuse is not acceptable .We need to be aware of laws that protect individuals from harm
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Sharon Heil
19 May 2020
resource are easy to listen to and read
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Christine HUTCHINSON
25 Jul 2021
Well defined definitions of abuse
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Mandy PIERCE
24 Jul 2021
It's a great way to keep up with change. And the updated information will help me to provide and protect the vulnerable clients I support.
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