Abuse and Neglect of Seniors: Is it a Crime?

There is no crime called "senior abuse" or "elder abuse" but many of the behaviours that we call "abuse" are crimes that can occur against people of any age. This fact sheet provides examples, covering situations of physical abuse, neglect, emotional abuse, and financial abuse.

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produced by
BC Centre for Elder Advocacy & Support (BC CEAS)
produced in
2006
 

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resource type
basics
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abuse and neglect of seniors