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Elder Abuse, Neglect & Exploitation in Primary Care

Kris Fredrickson, MCW, LICSW

Clinical Social Worker

Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC) & Geriatric Primary Care (GPACT)

VA Puget Sound Health Care System

Learning Objectives

By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:

  • Identify elements of abuse and neglect types.
  • Identify risk factors and perpetrator profiles.
  • Develop appropriate interventions based on legal mandates and clinical needs.

[From the Winter 2021 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series (Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias)]