Themes and Stories 1: The Abuse; 7. Violence and Abuse Series 'The book is well written and informative for anyone who might want to work with victims of abuse. Elder abuse: the Canadian experience 1980 - 1998, Rachel Aber-Schlesinger, University of York and Ben Schlesinger, University of Toronto. Pointing to an important area of professional intervention in elder abuse, the author provides guidelines about who can benefit from group work and how survivors can heal and work together. Jacki Pritchard is clearly an expert in the field. Jacki Pritchard is a qualified social worker who has worked as a practitioner in both fieldwork and hospital settings. A community response to abuse to seniors, Pearl McKenzie, Consultant and Seniors' Advocate.
Following groups through a two-year period, she discusses how they were set up and the difficulties encountered and overcome. Social Work Today 12 49 , 8-10. The Project: Beyond Existing; 2. This volume provides a diverse, eclectic, and paradoxically mature approach to theorizing and demonstrates how the development of theory is crucial to the future of family research. This is an important book for practitioners working in the field of elder abuse.
Pritchard's work is rooted in anti-ageist practice. The book includes ideas for training and tested training exercises. The Project: Beyond Existing; 2. The problem is that once you have gotten your nifty new product, the support groups for older people who have been abused pritchard jacki gets a brief glance, maybe a once over, but it often tends to get discarded or lost with the original packaging. Please click button to get support groups for older people who have been abused book now. Separate chapters on disease outbreak investigation and disaster management describe the nurse's role in surveilling public health and managing these types of threats to public health. The findings from the study are a significant contribution to the growing international body of knowledge on the abuse of vulnerable adults.
Bringing rights home: back to beautiful Swansea anyway! As well as having their emotional needs and their need for support over past abuse met, the men need a physical place of safety, medical care and the cultural awareness and continuous support of professional carers. The Project: Beyond Existing; 2. In Canada, where the issue has had a much higher profile, different forms of practice have developed. Running the Groups 1: Practical Matters; 5. This site is like a library, you could find million book here by using search box in the widget. In doing so, she addresses the broader challenges of fortifying the long-term care, protective service, and legal systems to meet the new and imminent demands of a burgeoning elderly population.
In this thought-provoking book, Jacki Pritchard shows how support groups for victims of elder abuse provide invaluable opportunities for the voices of older people to be heard. May 2007 Working with Adult Abuse: A Training Manual for People Working with Vulnerable Adults. Healthy People 2020 feature boxes highlight the goals and objectives for promoting health and wellness over the next decade. The book aims to broaden thinking about adult abuse, assesses alternative models of practice such as criminal justice and welfare, and covers groups who may be overlooked, such as people with brain injuries, older prisoners and adults within the black and minority ethnic communities. Pritchard's style is conversational and accessible. Drawing on in-depth interviews with twelve older men who have experienced abuse, Jacki Pritchard presents much-needed practical guidance for care professionals, managers and policy makers working with this group. September 2002 'The abuse of older men.
Pointing to an important and new area of professional intervention in elder abuse, the author provides clear guidelines about who can benefit from group work and how survivors can heal and work together. As a result, Lisa gives hope to the field. Whilst the research is not representative, the rich descriptions of the respondents' experiences are full of information and emotion. Importantly, too, the author describes her efforts in creating a milieu within focus groups for the men to articulate feelings about their experiences. British readers will appreciate the contributions from the police-both British and Canadian-whose role is so important and infrequently understood. Introduction, Jacki Pritchard, Freelance Trainer, Consultant, Researcher.
The book is illustrated throughout with case studies, and also gives a voice to the victims of adult abuse who can be forgotten in a working environment that emphasises target performance, indicators, standards, star ratings, paperwork and correct use of terminology. It will enable all those working with older people to understand better the phenomenon of the abuse of older men and to apply this understanding to effective service provision. Running the Groups 2: The Sessions; 6. These include the need for changes in such areas as the overall regulation of the sector, the rights of older tenants and in the housing benefit system. Bring s together current thinking, up-to-date statistics and examples of good clinical work in both Britain and Canada in a very useful format. Appendixes offer additional resources and key information, such as screening and assessment tools and clinical practice guidelines.
Although not written as a training manual per se, the book offers photocopiable exercises and an appendix of writings for use in staff training. From monitoring the health of older populations to managing paroled offenders, preventing child abuse, and reunifying families, home-based services require models that ensure positive outcomes and address the ethical dilemmas that might arise in such sensitive contexts. Setting Up the Groups; 3. Policy makers, police officers, legal professionals, nurses, social workers, and other medical personnel who work with the elderly will all find the information germane to their service delivery as the book covers the range of elderly service settings. Pritchard's style is conversational and accessible. Moreover, Ms Pritchard writes clearly and concisely, and her quantitative and qualitative research techniques pass muster.
The author describes her commitment to ensuring quality care through legislation, regulation, adequate resources, protocols, and procedures, education and attitude change. Drawing upon detailed research with older people, professionals and landlords in six different localities, the report provides the first major study of this important issue. She describes the different kinds of abuse experienced by the men, which can include not only financial, physical, emotional and sexual abuse, but also physical and emotional neglect, and goes on to establish in detail the needs of older male victims of abuse and how they should be addressed. This book will be essential reading for anyone working with vulnerable adults, including social workers, care managers, care workers, health care staff, police, probation officers, staff within the prison system, advocates, volunteers, training officers and students. . Innovative interventions when seniors are abused, Myrna Reis, McGill and Concordia Universities.