Elder abuse materials for service providers and community workers

Elder Abuse tool kits, materials, etc., specifically for service providers and community workers

Understanding Senior Abuse: A Toolkit for Community Champions - developed by the Department of Seniors, Nova Scotia

Elder Abuse Tools from NICE (National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly)

This link provides a set of user-friendly tools for service providers working with those affecting by elder abuse. The tools include: EASI - Elder Abuse Suspicion Index, CCR - Coordinated Community Response to Abuse of Seniors, and an Elder Abuse Assessment and Intervention Reference Guide.

Strategies for inter-professional health care providers to address elder abuse/mistreatment
Inter-professional health care providers are often in positions to detect and manage situations of elder abuse/mistreatment. This link will take you to a page of resources from the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT)  developed for health care providers across Canada to provide information regarding elder abuse including, primary indicators, prevention, assessment, intervention protocols, relevant legislation, regulatory requirements and resources for older adults.