Definition

The National Center on Elder Abuse (2009) defines elder abuse as "a term referring to any knowing, intentional, or negligent act by a caregiver or any other person that causes harm or a serious risk of harm to a vulnerable adult." Although terms vary across states, elder abuse can be generally categorized into several types: physical abuse, emotional abuse, sexual abuse, exploitation, neglect, self-neglect, and abandonment (Table 4-5). Elder abuse is also classified by its setting. Domestic abuse occurs in the home of the victim. Institutional abuse occurs in a nursing home, hospital, assisted-living center, or group home.

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