At the time, critics predicted the law would make the state a destination for death-seekers from across the globe, and open the door to the coercion and abuse of the elderly
and other vulnerable populations.
John Smith expressed his surprise that the Older People's Commissioner remained silent over the Panorama exposure of the abuse of the elderly
, to which I added that I was surprised at the silence as well.
Miss Wilding, 59, who retires in December after a 42-year police career, also said fighting abuse of the elderly
- which often takes place in the family home - was a huge task.
Results based on the multivariate logistic regression analysis for the abuse of the female elderly has shown in Table 7, considering abuse of the elderly
as the dependent variable which is dichotomized by assessing 1 if the respondents were abused and 0 for not.
According to the United Nations Organization, "until the advent of initiatives to address child abuse and domestic violence in the last quarter of the 20th century, abuse of the elderly
remained a private matter, well hidden from public view".
There have been other appalling stories about cases of abuse of the elderly
in care homes but these, thankfully, are isolated.
THE FIGURES thrown up by a survey conducted on abuse of the elderly
They're not isolated incidents either - it's thought the secret disposal of babies' ashes took place at other crematoria and sadly we've all seen similar abuse of the elderly
in care homes before.
WHISTLEBLOWERS in Birmingham's care homes and hospitals are being urged to expose abuse of the elderly
SIR - The revelation of the cruel abuse of the elderly
and infirm in our hospitals and care homes has produced great alarm but should we be surprised?
As a plaintiff's only attorney, Walton focuses his practice on elder abuse cases involving nursing home abuse and neglect, financial abuse of the elderly
, and catastrophic personal injury.
AS AN older person, who whether she likes to admit it or not, is certainly in the last third of her life, I'm always disturbed when I hear stories of abuse of the elderly