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Combatting Elder Abuse in Long-Term Care: Challenges and Opportunities of Electronic Monitoring

Bill of Health

Given this growth, preventing elder abuse must be at the forefront of policymaking. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recognized elder abuse as a “serious” problem that is commonly occurring, yet significantly underreported, in the U.S. Specific to the U.S.,

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Elder Abuse Awareness for the Healthcare Workforce

AIHC

Part 1 in a series of articles to support World Elder Abuse Awareness Written by Joanne Byron, BS, LPN, CCA, CHA, CHCO, CHBS, CHCM, CIFHA, CMDP, OHCC, ICDCT-CM/PCS Please feel free to repost, print and make available to your workforce members. Detecting elder abuse can be difficult. Victims are fearful and anxious.

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How Digital Health Technology Can Combat Elderly Abuse

HIT Consultant

One of the most difficult types of abuse to identify has always been elderly abuse. For whatever reason, they aren’t as social as other segments of the population, and thus, it becomes extremely difficult to identify elderly abuse. The tool aims to give healthcare providers a way to measure abuse within their geriatric patients.

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Making Sense of Older Americans Act Updates

MedTrainer

If your healthcare organization works with OAA-regulated agencies, it may be time to refresh employee compliance training around emergency preparedness, preventing elder abuse, and avoiding conflicts of interest. The majority of abuse is done by caregivers either in the elder’s home or a care center.

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Spotting Financial Fraud & Exploitation of the Elderly

AIHC

Part 3 in a series of articles to support World Elder Abuse Awareness Written by Joanne Byron, BS, LPN, CCA, CHA, CHCO, CHBS, CHCM, CIFHA, CMDP, OHCC, ICDCT-CM/PCS of the American Institute of Healthcare Compliance ( AIHC ), a non-profit healthcare education organization. These laws vary considerably from state to state.

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Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation in Nursing Homes Training

American Medical Compliance

The following Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation in Nursing Homes Training educates healthcare personnel (HCP) on how to properly recognize and prevent elderly abuse from occurring in nursing homes. The safety and dignity of residents in nursing homes are paramount concerns that require vigilant oversight and dedicated training.

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Five Types Of Abuse In A Nursing Home

HIT Consultant

It’s important to know the signs of financial abuse to help protect yourself or your loved one. Financial abuse can be an ongoing problem, and it can be very difficult for victims to get out of its control. Spotting the Signs of Elder Abuse is the first step toward healing.