It was observed that resolution of elder abuse require multidisciplinary approach of which administrators form adult protective services and the criminal justice system cooperate to address cases and prevent repetition and escalation of the abusive acts as there are possibilities that unreported and undeterred abusers may turn to more victims.
Local law enforcement have jurisdiction to investigate any complaint of elderly abuse and another investigative body is the adult protective services or APS.
to include physical, psychological, or financial abuse, and neglect,” referring to the elderly as the victim.
Elderly, too, may be of contention since acceptable age range or bracket may be different from one institution or state to another.
Elderly individuals, too, also experience signs and symptoms that are disease related which may be mistaken for abuse or maltreatment.
Thus, caretakers, family members, and health professionals are not alarmed about the real causes even when incidents lead to death (Mc Namee and Murphy, 2006).
Laws and legal procedures would more often favor the......
of the violence meted out to the elderly people by the perpetrators.
Alcohol abuse has always been misinterpreted as the cause of domestic violence but review of some literatures showed that alcohol drinking is just an excuse of the abuser’s violent behaviors.
On the......brought about through the house of violence, cruelty as well as pain.