Elder Abuse and Neglect: What Volunteers Need to Know is an introductory elder abuse workshop. This workshop has been created for volunteers who work with older people and Boards of Directors of organizations that serve aging clients.
There are 3 types of resources available here:
Below is a direct link to the resources handout, French and English versions:
The workshop answers the questions:
The workshop is divided into 4 parts:
The law is different in every province and territory in Canada, as are the resource agencies available. There are 26 versions of the workshop available through this website: one for each province and territory and each workshop is available in French and English.
Be mindful that the law changes over time. The workshops are current to April 2011.
These materials have been vetted for accuracy by lawyers. Please do not alter the content. The materials contain information about the law. They are not legal advice. Please contact a lawyer if you require legal advice in relation to a particular incident.
All the tools available on this project are published in French and English versions. The Resources Handout (Document resources) is a national list with sections for each province and territory as well as national agencies.
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