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The relationship between dementia and elder abuse

One cannot imagine that an individual with dementia could be abused by their carers who, more often than not, are close family members. Yet sufferers stand a high chance of falling victim to abuse because of their vulnerability. In this next article, Colm Owens and Claudia Cooper explain how they went about finding out from family carers of dementia sufferers how far abuse can go in order to understand what drives an individual to act in such a way.

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Additional Titles
Working with Older People

Key Information

Type of Reference
Jour
ISBN/ISSN
1366-3666
Resource Database
Social care online
Publication Year
2010
Issue Number
1
Volume Number
14
Start Page
19-21