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Vol. 9, Issue 6 (2020)

Elder abuse: A social problem faced by elders in old age home

Author(s):
Santosh Kumari and Dr. Kavita Dua
Abstract:
Elder abuse would be defined as “a single, or repeated act, or lack of apposite action, occurring within any relationship where there is an anticipation of trust which causes harm or distress to an older entity there are so many issues of ageing. The widespread abusers of elders are the family members as well as the care givers of institutions like old age homes, clinics etc. The study was conducted in Haryana state. For the purpose of study 20 old age homes, ten free and ten paid homes, were selected randomly. This study gives a blemish beam on the issue of elder abuse in the old age home.
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How to cite this article:
Santosh Kumari, Dr. Kavita Dua. Elder abuse: A social problem faced by elders in old age home. Pharma Innovation 2020;9(6):324-326.
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