Identifying abuse in older people
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Identifying abuse in older people

Rebecca Neno Programme leader, Undergraduate caring for older people programmes, Thames Valley University, London
Marcus Neno Advanced primary nurse, Balham Park Surgery (Nightingale Practice), Nightingale House Nursing Home, London

This article provides a broad overview of the issues relating to the abuse of older people. Information is included to help nurses identify suspected cases of abuse and guidance on how to manage these situations is provided.

Nursing Standard. 20, 3, 43-47. doi: 10.7748/ns2005.


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