Laws and legal procedures would more often favor the......
of the violence meted out to the elderly people by the perpetrators.
There is a need to rely on forensic markers in order to identify abuse and neglect.
However, this was also seen as problematic because caregivers, APS agencies, and physicians lacked training to determine injuries caused by mistreatment and those that came from accident, illness or aging (Mc Namee and Murphy, 2006).
Substance Abuse and Domestic Violence The following points outline the contents and discussions presented on this paper: Introduction to concepts: how domestic violence occurs and what are the acts of maltreatment involved.
Major areas of concern for the prevalence of domestic violence are presented by the National Violence Statistics.The majority also consisted of 93.2% females with only 6.8% ...?Case Analysis This case analysis highlights elder abuse, which may not be acknowledged in the society.Normally, domestic violence includes various types of physical and mental cruelty ranging from a slap or shove, to a punch or kick, and to the more extreme manifestations of violence such as suffocation, strangulation, attempted murder and murder.Significantly, the behavior that is generally known as domestic violence can take on various aspects... Domestic Abuse in Tennessee The legacy of family violence is often passed from generation to generation as the children who witness abuse today willbecome the perpetrators of domestic violence tomorrow.APS is usually the agency that handles elder mistreatment.Mc Namee and Murphy cited lack of knowledge about elder abuse with the case of nursing home caretaker Charles Cullen as example.The weight of the story in search of truth becomes more real in that it is told through the eyes of a real brother to Gary who becomes the subject of the story.Unlike the case with the other versions of the story as written and told by others, the story by Mikal points to the painful reality that the young boys had learnt to live with that their family represented hell by having close relations endearing to cause harm to the very people they ought to have protected or taken care of.Elderly abuse bycaregivers is a topical problem in the society.Elder abuse comprises of physical violence, mental abuse, verbal abuse and intimidation, financial exploitation, sexual abuse, neglect and abandonment.