Six Types of Abuse
Analysis of Current Policies
Recommendations
Social Work Implication
100
It's the most common form of abuse that is reported. It can be a slap in the face, the pulling of the hair, the burning of the body with cigarettes, beatings or any kind of bodily harm.
What is Physical Abuse
100
What year did most states establish Adult Protective Services units to address elder abuse. ( Office of Justice Fact Sheet, 2011)
What is the mid 1980's
100
This mandated training will include all agencies and staff.
What is A mandated Elder Abuse Training for all persons working with the elderly.
100
Who considers the self-worth and dignity of their clients ?
What is A Social Worker
200
It's one of the most disturbing types of abuse. It's usually discovered while investigators search for other forms of mistreatment.
What is Sexual Abuse
200
What year was the Elder Act created ?
What is 2007
200
Currently SB Bill 238 named Crimes against Elderly and Incapacitated Individuals was passed in what General Assembly.
What is Virginia
200
Who uses empathy and other interpersonal skills to engage with elders who are abused.
What is A Social Worker
300
This type of abuse occurs when a person in a position of trust causes mental suffering to the elder. Examples of this type include yelling, screaming, name-calling, and threats.
What isEmotional Abuse
300
This law was passed in 2010, it applies to people who work in nursing facilities who give care to the elderly. (American Bar Association,2011).
What is the Elder Justice Act
300
Appropriate penalties for abusing an elderly person should not carry the minimum but the
What is Maximum
300
This group of professionals seek to find the long-term cause and effect of elder abuse.
What is A Social Worker
400
It is a serious form of abuse. It can go unnoticed or unreported for a long time. It is failing to provide the proper care to an elderly person or occurs when people are unable or unwilling to care for themselves.
What is Neglect/Self-Neglect
400
The law does not say that individuals must see the crime in order to report it. An individual only needs to have ?
What is Reasonable Suspicion
400
A mandated Sensitivity Elder Abuse Training should be given to whom?
What is all state agencies and public health employees
400
We must be able to educate others on the warning signs of elder abuse.
What is Social Workers
500
This form of abuse is unlawful or an improper act of a caregiver using an adult for his/her resources for monetary or personal benefit.
What is Financial Abuse
500
What two government agencies provide a clear definition of elder abuse and create policies. These two agencies offer a degree of penalty for various states?
What is The Justice Dept and Attorney General's office
500
In what state is the penalty for not reporting the abuse carries a fine of $300.000. However, the penalty for the abuser does not fit the crime
What is Virginia
500
We are mandated reporters,we must report any form of abuse.
What is Social Workers
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