Clinical Care Resources - Elder Abuse

The Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse connects people and organizations, fosters the exchange of reliable information, and advances program and policy development on issues related to preventing abuse of older adults. They do this work at the local, regional, provincial/territorial, and national levels.

This assessment tool includes both French and English and was designed to raise a doctor's suspicion about elder abuse to a level at which it might be reasonable to propose a referral for further evaluation by social services and other professionals.  Last reviewed May 2017.

This webpage provides key facts about elder abuse, describes the scope of the problem, risk factors, prevention strategies and the World Health Organization response.

This resource provides an overview of abuse and the types of abuse. It presents prevention strategies as well as American resources for further information.  24 Pages.

Elder Abuse Ontario (formerly known as ONPEA, The Ontario Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse) is a provincial, charitable, non-profit organization focused on supporting the implementation of The Ontario Strategy to Combat Elder Abuse and has been doing so since 2002. The framework of the Strategy focuses on service coordination, building local capacity of front-line workers, caregivers, and community networks, by providing public education and training of professionals/service providers and families of seniors, to raise awareness around elder abuse issues. The website includes a repository of general information and education material  specific prevention, intervention and response of elder abuse.