With more people living to older years and remaining either in their own home or with their families the strain of looking after the elderly — possibly also disabled or confused — can lead to such a strain for them that abuse is almost an inevitability. It should be added that very little is known statistically about the incidence of abuse.
KeywordsPublic Health Social Worker Elderly People Action Plan Elderly Person
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