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Title: They put up with it what else can they do? Mistreatment of black and minority ethnic older people and the service response
Author(s): Bowes, Alison
Avan, Ghizala
Macintosh, Sherry
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Citation: Bowes A, Avan G & Macintosh S (2008) They put up with it what else can they do? Mistreatment of black and minority ethnic older people and the service response. Big Lottery Fund UK. Age Concern Scotland.
Issue Date: 2008
Date Deposited: 6-Aug-2012
Publisher: Age Concern Scotland
Abstract: The central aim of the research was to identify the impact of cultural diversity on understandingsof elder abuse, and to explore the implications of diverse understandings for the provision ofservices to older people and their carers in an ethnically diverse society. Specificobjectives were:· To identify, across a broad range of black and minority ethnic (BME) communities,what understandings of elder abuse exist;· To explore the implications of these understandings for appropriate preventative andsupport measures;· To audit service delivery relevant to addressing elder abuse in BME communities;· To produce appropriate good practice feedback for service professionals andvoluntary groups encountering elder abuse in BME communities.
Type: Research Report
Rights: Copyright held by report authors
Affiliation: Dementia and Ageing
Applied Social Science
Applied Social Science

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