Medications And Elder Abuse
Source: National Center on Elder Abuse
As we age physiologically, we change, and are more vulnerable to the side effects of medications. Medications are powerful and can be used as a tool of control. Learn more from the clinical perspective on how the misuse of medications and systemic factors can be contributors to risk of elder abuse, in addition to the prevention and intervention framework to help us all prevent elder abuse.
Topics: Substance Use Disorder
Intended Use: Self-directed Learning
Audience: Caregivers, Health Care, Multidisciplinary
Level: Advanced, Intermediate