ECHO Elder Abuse Identification and Clinical Management in Primary Care

ECHO session 2 resources

National Center on Elder Abuse Resources-(Publications Database)

How at Risk for Abuse Are People with Dementia? (2011)
Elder Caregiving in Indian Country
Six ways to Care for Yourself When Caring for Someone with Dementia
English | Chinese | Korean | Japanese | Samoan | Tagalog | Vietnamese
Taking Care of You – Tips for The Family Caregiver
Archstone Caregiver Resources
Archstone Caregiver Brochure—You are their Advocate
-Archstone Fotonovela English | Spanish
Abuse of Residents of Long-Term Care Facilities (2012)
Nursing Home Neglect: Preventing It and Getting Help
Abuse of Residents of Long-Term Care Facilities (2012)
Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program What You Must Know
Should I Take My Loved One Home During the COVID-19 Crisis?
Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program What You Must Know
Adult Protective Services Fact Sheet
Adult Protective Services Flow Chart
Mandated Reporting of Abuse of Older Adults and Adults with Disabilities Brief | Full Report | PowerPoint Slide
Social Services for Elders in Indian Country​

Resources from National Partners

Alzheimer’s Los Angeles Chapter and National Alzheimer’s Association –
National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life Healthcare providers subpage –
Abuse in Later Life for Healthcare Providers Information Sheet
Domestic Violence in Later Life: An Overview for Health Care Providers
Health Care Providers’ Role in Identifying and Responding to Older Victims of Abuse

External Resources

The Geriatric Emergency Department Collaborative – Elder Mistreatment Emergency Department Toolkit
Family Caregiver Alliance

Scholarly Citations

Cooper C, Manela M, Katona C, Livingston G. Screening for elder abuse in dementia in the LASER-AD study: Prevalence, correlates and validation of instruments. J Ger Psych. 2008

Cooper C, Selwood A, Blanchard M, Walker Z, Blizard R, Livingston G. Abuse of people with dementia by family carers: representative cross sectional survey. BMJ. 2010.

Fang B, Liu H, Yan E. Association Between Caregiver Depression and Elder Mistreatment-Examining the Moderating Effect of Care Recipient Neuropsychiatric Symptoms and Caregiver-Perceived Burden. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2021 Nov 15;76(10):2098-2111.

Fulmer T, Paveza G, VandeWeerd C, Fairchild S, Guadagno L, Bolton-Blatt M, Norman R. Dyadic vulnerability and risk profiling for elder neglect. Gerontologist. 2005

Lindenbach J, Larocque S, Morgan D, Jacklin K. Practitioner Empowerment, Older Adult Mistreatment, and Dementia. Can J Aging. 2021 Jun;40(2):306-320.

Mosqueda L, Burnight K, Gironda MW, Moore AA, Robinson J, Olsen B. The Abuse Intervention Model (AIM): A pragmatic approach to intervention for elder mistreatment.  J Am Geriatr Soc. 2016.

Richmond NL, Zimmerman S, Reeve BB, Dayaa JA, Davis ME, Bowen SB, Iasiello JA, Stemerman R, Shams RB, Haukoos JS, Sloane PD, Travers D, Mosqueda LA, McLean SA, Platts-Mills TF. Ability of Older Adults to Report Elder Abuse: An Emergency Department-Based Cross-Sectional Study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2020 Jan;68(1):170-175. 

Selwood A, Cooper C, Owens C, Blanchard M, Livingston G. What would help me stop abusing? The family carer’s perspective. Int Psychoger. 2009

Serra L, Contador I, Fernández-Calvo B, Ruisoto P, Jenaro C, Flores N, Ramos F, Rivera-Navarro J. Resilience and social support as protective factors against abuse of patients with dementia: A study on family caregivers. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2018 Aug;33(8):1132-1138.

Vandeweerd C, Paveja GJ. Verbal mistreatment in older adults:a look at persons with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers in the state of Florida. J Elder Abuse Negl. 2005.

Yaffe MJ, Tazkarji B. Understanding elder abuse in family practice. Can Fam Physician. 2012;58(12):1336–1340.

Yan E, Kwok T. Abuse of older Chinese with dementia by family caregivers: an inquiry into the role of caregiver burden. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2011 

Yan E. Abuse of older persons with dementia by family caregivers: Results of a 6-month prospective study in Hong Kong. Int J Ger Psych. 2014.