NCPEA - National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse
Elder Care

Health and Medical Professionals

What role do health and medical professionals play in elder abuse prevention?

Health and medical providers are often the first to observe abuse and neglect. Their observations are often crucial in substantiating that abuse has occurred. The trust and respect that patients often have for their health care providers places these professionals in a key position to help. Specifically, they can:

How can health and medical professions get involved?

What resources are available to help?