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Resources for Professionals

  • Developing Training Programs on Elder Abuse Prevention for In-Home Helpers
    This is a resource specifically for trainers. Persons who are not familiar with personal assistance services will gain a better understanding of the in-home helper workforce, situations that workers are likely to encounter, and factors that may influence workers' receptivity to or comprehension of training content.
  • Model Code of Ethics for Guardians
    This comprehensive publication reviews ethical issues dealing with: relationship between the guardian and the ward; custody of the person; management of the estate; termination and limitation of guardianship; and more.
  • National Family Caregiver Support Program
    The Older Americans Act Amendments of 2000 established the National Family Caregiver Support Program (NFCSP) to assist the aging network to develop caregiver support programs. This site contains links to varied caregiver publications, research, resources, and tools.
  • Preventing Elder Abuse by Family Caregivers
    A tool aimed at improving coordination and collaboration between elder abuse prevention and family caregiver networks. Published by the National Center on Elder Abuse.
  • Preventing Elder Abuse by In-Home Helpers
    This manual explains approaches and techniques for reducing abuse by helpers. Highlights best practices, models, and resources. Published by the National Center on Elder Abuse.
  • Expert Sources for Journalists
    Expert Sources for Journalists is a directory for reporters who are looking for an expert resource on elder mistreatment to interview.

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