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Nursing Response to Elder Mistreatment Curriculum


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National Council for Aging Care is a resource hub for seniors and their families to learn more about the specific aspects of aging in place. Their experts can help with decisions about in-home care, insurance, government assistance, and other resources.

Clearinghouse on Abuse and Neglect of the Elderly (CANE) offers a computerized collection of elder abuse references and resources.

International Association of Forensic Nursing (IAFN) provides leadership in forensic nursing practice by developing, promoting and disseminating information about forensic nursing science.

National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life (NCALL), a project of the Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence, provides a variety of resources about abuse in later life. Many of its documents are downloadable and several are in Spanish. It also offers links to websites of interest to people working in the elder abuse field.

National Adult Protective Services Association (NAPSA) works to improve the quality and availability of protective services for disabled adults and elderly persons who are abused, neglected or exploited and are unable to protect their own interests. See link to resources.

National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (NCPEA) seeks to prevent abuse, neglect and exploitation of older persons and adults with disabilities through research, advocacy, services, treatment, public and professional awareness, interdisciplinary exchange and coalition building. NCPEA publishes the Journal of Elder Abuse and Neglect.

National Long Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center (NORC)
works to ensure that the needs of ombudsman programs across the country are being addressed. Go to library link for resources.

U.S. Administration on Aging provides resources on many aging topics, including elder abuse. Its website is aimed at older persons and their families, practitioners and other professionals, the aging network and researchers and students. It offers funding alerts, fact sheets, statistics, advice on website development, extensive web links and more.

Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice offers diverse programs to benefit victims of crime. See links to organizations/resources on elder abuse. 


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