Assessing the mental health needs of older people

Types and indicators of abuse

The following is based on a list developed by the Multi-Agency Adult Protection Policy for Kent and Medway.

Physical abuse: types

Physical abuse: indicators

Sexual abuse: types

Sexual abuse: indicators

Psychological abuse: types

Psychological abuse: indicators

Financial abuse: types

Financial abuse: indicators

Neglect and acts of omission: types

Neglect and acts of omission: indicators

Discriminatory abuse: types

Discriminatory abuse: indicators

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