Elder abuse

Elder abuse

Violence against women in New Brunswick

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
New Brunswick Advisory Council on the Status of Women
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Fredericton, NB

Provides statistical data on woman abuse incidents, sentences for woman abuse, transition housing residents, spousal homicides, sexual assault, and elder abuse in New Brunswick.

The economic dimensions of interpersonal violence

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
World Health Organization
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Geneva, Switzerland

Examines the economic dimensions of interpersonal violence in a variety of socioeconomic and cultural settings, and the effects of economic conditions such as poverty, income inequality, structural adjustment, and social investment.

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ISBN 9241591609
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Includes bibliographical references.

Ressources Ethnoculturelles Contre l'Abus envers les Aîné(e)s

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
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Community education/development
Éducation / développement communautaire

Forme une initiative de travailleuses communautaires, d'organismes et d'individus des communautés ethnoculturelles. Sensibilise la collectivité aux mauvais traitements envers les aîné(e)s des communautés ethnoculturelles. Élabore des stratégies pour prévenir les abus en tenant compte de la langue et de la culture des aîné(e)s. Offre aux aîné(e)s de ces communautés la possibilité de participer à la sensibilisation et à l'éducation du public ainsi qu'à la mise en commun de ressources. // Forms an initiative of community workers, organizations and individuals from the ethnocultural communities. Raises awareness of elder mistreatment within the ethnocultural communities. Develops strategies for abuse prevention that respect the language and cultural perspectives of our elders. Provides opportunities for elders from the ethnocultural communities to participate in the work of raising awareness, resource building and networking.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
514-528-8812
Fax Number: 
514-528-0896
Street Address: 
1035, rue Rachel E, 3e étage
City: 
Montréal
Province: 
Québec
Postal/ZIP Code: 
H2J 2J5
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multiple languages found - // in abstract

Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Français
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Information provision and referral
Advocacy
Services d'information et de références
Groupe de pression

Forms an organization dedicated to the prevention of the abuse of older people in Canada. Website provides information to help people access and share information on abuse and neglect issues in later life, as well as learn more about what is being done across Canada to address this important health, social and legal issue. // Forme un organisme qui travaille pour éliminer les mauvais traitements envers les aîné(e)s. Site Web partage et donne accès à l’information sur ces problèmes, et met en lumière les ressources disponibles à travers le Canada en ce qui trait à l’aspect legal, santé et social de ce sujet.

Contact Info
Email Address: 
cspencer@shaw.ca
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Fax Number: 
604-291-5066
Street Address: 
c/o Room 2800
Addt'l Street Address: 
515 West Hastings Street
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6B 5K3
Internal Notes : 
multiple languages found - // in abstract

Family violence in Canada: a statistical profile 2006

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English
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Statistics Canada and Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides current data on the nature and extent of family violence in Canada. Focuses on the criminal history of persons charged with spousal violence over a 10-year timeframe (1995 to 2004).

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ISSN 14807165
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Includes bibliographical references.

Ontario Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development

Educates caregivers, professionals and the general public about abuse and neglect of vulnerable adults. Resource listing.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(416) 978-1716
Fax Number: 
(416) 978-4771
Street Address: 
222 College Street #106
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5T 3J1

Abuse of the elderly: a guide for the development of protocols

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Interdepartmental Working Group on Elder Abuse
Manitoba Seniors Directorate
Publisher: 
Manitoba Seniors Directorate
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Provides an introduction to and guidelines for the development of appropriate responses to elder abuse, which includes forms of physical, emotional, psychological, sexual, medical, or financial abuse, or denial of basic human rights and neglect. Facilitates the achievement of some consistency in identification of and response to allegations of elder abuse throughout the province. Aims to provide a template for the development of more specific or tailored protocols that can be developed by individual organizations.

ISBN/ISSN: 
AGIN.A28 1993

Abuse of the elderly: a manual for the development of multidisciplinary teams

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Interdepartmental Working Group on Elder Abuse
Manitoba Seniors Directorate
Publisher: 
Manitoba Seniors Directorate
Publication Date: 
1994
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg

Presents the Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) approach to dealing with particularly challenging cases of elder abuse. MDT reflects the multi-faceted nature of elder abuse and requires the participation of a broader representation of professionals in the community such as a lawyer, a banker and/or a member of the clergy. This manual provides information and guidance on how to establish and conduct a multidisciplinary team.

ISBN/ISSN: 
AGIN.A28 1994

British Columbia Coalition to Eliminate Abuse of Seniors

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NGO - Non Government Organization

The BC Coalition to Eliminate Abuse of Seniors (BC CEAS) provides information, training, community development and materials on abuse and neglect of seniors to individuals, community agencies and organizations. The society also offers information on services and support groups available to seniors who have experienced abuse.
 
An information and referral line offers legal information, referral and legal advocacy to seniors, community agencies, organizations, victims’ services and others throughout the province.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
604 437-1940
Email Address: 
ceas@telus.net
Fax Number: 
604 437-1929
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1 866 437-1940
Street Address: 
411 Dunsmuir Street
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6B 1X4
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Empty record, updated link and contact info
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