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Social Work LibGuide

Abuse of old adults and people living with disability

This page introduces a selection of resources relevant to identifying abuse and domestic violence against elderly and people living with disability and providing support to this population.

Search results from Ovid Discovery for elder and disability abuse

Books and Book chapters

Research Report

Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability Funds and publishes Research Report on violence against, and abuse, neglect and exploitation of, people with disability. The findings from Royal Commission research informs the scope and direction of public hearings and policy work, and will ensure that recommendations in the final Royal Commission report are based on the best available research evidence. To read more research reports published by the Disability Royal Commission click here

Useful resources

Issues paper - Violence and abuse of people with disability at home (Auslan)

Overview of responses to Violence and abuse of people with disability at home Issues paper (Auslan)