Other Resources

Other Useful Resources About Elder Abuse

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

Seniors Canada - general information on seniors issues and an entire section on elder abuse from the Government of Canada

Abuse of Older Women: Report of the Standing Committee on the Status of Women, May 2012, House of Commons Canada

Article: "Why stiffer sentences for elder abuse won’t solve the problem" by Mark Yaffe. From the Montreal Gazette, May 2, 2012

Article: "Safe House Suite for Abuse, Neglected Seniors Opens in North Vancouver" by Todd Coyne. Form the North Shore Outlook, June 08, 2012

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.

Violence Against Older Persons Campaign by the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

Other Useful General Resources

Provincial Survey of Attitudes Towards Violence and Abuse, October 2010 compiled by the Newfoundland and Labrador Statistics Agency of behalf of the Women's Policy Office, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

Presentations made at NLNPEA meetings

June 15, 2012 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day meeting

May 29, 2012 meeting

Dean Harris, Manager Market Operations, RBC, presentation on Fraud Education and Awareness for Seniors

March 27, 2012 meeting
Dr. Lisa Adams' presentation on "The Use of Acute Health Care Services by Mentally Ill Seniors of NL"

Presentations made at the "Preventing Elder Abuse: A Shared Responsibility" Symposium, October 3-4, 2011