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Rights, Culture & Beliefs > 02 Abuse (18 docs)

02 Abuse (18 docs)

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Cover for section 2 of the Rights, Culture and Beliefs Manual. Abuse Cover
When it comes to providing care for people, the caregiver must be on the lookout for fear.  Some abusers use fear to gain control over their victims.  If you think someone is being abused, as a caregiver, you are mandated by law to report all suspected cases of abuse. Abuse of Fear
The law specifies that all care custodians must report any Abuse Prevention Orientation & In-Service, Resident Rights, House Rules
Abuse Reporting And Investigation - free inservice for staff on abuse reporting and investigation in care facilities.  Good for homes for the developmentally disabled, nursing homes, assisted living and community care facilities. Abuse Reporting And Investigation
Ca Suspect Abuse Report Form for Caregivers - Free Ca Suspect Abuse Report Form for Caregivers - Free
State of California Codes - Welfare and Institutions Code Section 15630-15632. California Law Elder Abuse
Tips for giving care to a victim of abuse. Care Giving of an Abused Victim
No doubt every care facility operator has heard of the tragic deaths of 34 residents at St. Rita, a nursing home hit hard by Katrina. The owners Mable and Salvador Mangano were charged with 34 counts of negligent homicide. Disaster Abandonment - A New Type of Abuse
The United States Federal Government requires all states to have elder abuse protection programs, this article provides information on programs and laws dealing with elder abuse. Elder Abuse Information, Programs, and Laws
Fact Sheet on Resident Abuse by AOA, for long term care facilities, community care facilities, residential care facilities and assisted living communities. Fact Sheet on Resident Abuse
This investigative report was designed to help mandated reporters initially assess a possible abuse situation.

Use good communication techniques.  
Here is a sample script:

1.Start off with a friendly attitude; let the resident know you care.

2.Open greetings: Investigative Questions for Screening Elder Abuse
Neglect is defined as the refusal or failure to fulfill any part of a caregiver's obligations or duties to a person under their care.  This article contains signs and symptoms of neglect. Neglect
This prevention resource tool can be individualized to suit local circumstances. Nursing Home Abuse Risk Prevention Profile ? Part One describes three classes or groups of risk factors: 1) Resident risks, 2) Social risks of relationships, and 3) Facility administration. Part Two presents a self-evaluation checklist with instructions, which can serve as a springboard for creating a safer environment. The last section, Abuse Prevention Strategies ? Part Three discusses ideas for team action. In addition, appendixes at the end summarize the research theory behind nursing home abuse prevention. Nursing Home Abuse Risk Prevention Profile and Checklist
Physical abuse is the result of intentional pain or harm caused by another.  This article contains examples of signs and symptoms of physical abuse. Physical Abuse
A helpful guide from National Institutes for Health (NIH) designed to help abuse lawyers organized their abuse case. Prosecutors Courts Toolkits for ABUSE CASES
This article contains examples of the different types of psychological abuse. Psychological Abuse
Self-neglect is the result of an adult's inability, due to physical or mental impairments to perform essential self-care tasks.  This is a great article covering self-neglect with a list of indicators. Self-Neglect - Resident
Sexual abuse is defined as any unwanted touching of intimate parts of the body, fondling, sexual assault or battery.  This article includes signs and symptoms of sexual abuse. This document is helpful in training care staff about sexual abuse. Sexual Abuse
Verbal abuse is often difficult to recognize but it happens all the time.  This article covers signs and symptoms of verbal abuse. Helpful document to teach caregivers about verbal abuse. 

Verbal Abuse
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