The Abuse Of Care In Residential Institutions

The Abuse Of Care In Residential Institutions

by R Clough
     
 

ISBN-10: 1871177936

ISBN-13: 9781871177930

Pub. Date: 09/01/1996

Publisher: Whiting & Birch, Limited

Tragically, some older people are abused in the very places where they should hope to find 'care'. This work contains perhaps the best analysis of the state of knowledge of this abuse at the time of writing, ten years ago. The problems they describe still exist, and the analysis remains relevant.  See more details below

Overview

Tragically, some older people are abused in the very places where they should hope to find 'care'. This work contains perhaps the best analysis of the state of knowledge of this abuse at the time of writing, ten years ago. The problems they describe still exist, and the analysis remains relevant.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781871177930
Publisher:
Whiting & Birch, Limited
Publication date:
09/01/1996
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
1The Abuse of Residents3
2The Abuse of Care: The Person and the Place10
3Abuse in Residential Care: Reflections from the Mid-Atlantic27
4The Mistreatment of Elderly People in Residential Institutions35
5The Abuse of Care: The Relationship between the Person and the Place50
6Abuse of Younger and Older People: Similarities and Differences69
7What's Special about Being Old?89
8The Organisational Underpinnings of Abuse: Implications for Abuse of Individuals94
9Do Social Services Departments Contribute to the Abuse of Older People?106
10Setting and Maintaining Standards114
11Blowing the Whistle on Elder Abuse127
12Uncovering Abuse140
13Managing Enquiries153
14Bad Apple or Sick Building? Management Responses to Institutional Abuse158
15Training Residential Staff to Be Aware of Sexual Abuse in Old Age166
16Issues for Further Reflection172
Bibliography179
Notes on Contributors192
Index196

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