Social Isolation and Elder Abuse

Source: UTMB East Texas Geriatric Education Center-Consortium (ETGEC-C)

Published: 2013


This Part 2 of a series on social isolation(SI) highlights the relationship between SI and elder abuse, using case reports and interaction with the audience. Basics of abuse and neglect are covered as well as strategies to decrease SI.

Link: Social Isolation and Elder Abuse

Topics: Cognition/Capacity, Legal, Overview/General, Reporting, Screening/Assessment

Access: Web-based

Intended Use: Self-directed Learning, Teaching Others

Audience: Health Care, Social Services

Level: Basic