Types of abuse

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Types of abuse

Abuse is any action that violates a person’s human or civil rights. It can take many forms and involve a number of factors. Hourglass defines the abuse of older people as a single or repeated act or lack of appropriate action, occurring within any relationship where there is an expectation of trust, which causes harm or distress to an older person.

 

Financial abuse

Financial abuse

Psychological abuse

Psychological Abuse

Sexual abuse

Sexual Abuse

Physical abuse

Physical abuse

Domestic abuse

Domestic abuse

Neglect IS abuse

Neglect IS abuse

Why does abuse happen?

Why does abuse happen?

What to do about abuse

What to do about abuse?

Case Studies

Case Studies