Be on the lookout for risk factors. They are the warning signs for elder abuse occurring. They aid in early detection and intervention to protect against the occurrence and recurrence of elder abuse.
Don't miss any of the clues! Listen in to learn how you can use risk factors to identify and prevent elder abuse
PART ONE - 22 min When we talk about "risk factors of elder abuse", what do we mean? Why is it important to understand risk factors? What are the key research findings on risk factors, and which are most predictive of abuse?
PART TWO - 16 min What key points should workers in the field keep in mind about elder abuse risk factors and protective factors? Looking ahead, which areas related to risk factors most urgently need to be studied next? What are some policy implications of what we know about elder abuse risk factors?