Research in Practice for Adults | Improving awareness of sexual exploitation among adults - adults at risk of exploitation

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adults at risk of exploitation


Abuse, exploitation or neglect of adults at risk can happen in different ways. If you suspect someone is at risk of abuse, exploitation or neglect contact the Adult Protection Gateway Service. You can also tell .

Related resources. Read the RiPfA Sexual Exploitation: Brief Guide.. Our upcoming Partnership Conference will explore exploitation of adults.. Also see Professor Keith Brown and Dr Sally Lee, upcoming Partnership Conference speakers, blog on Financial abuse and scamming of adults at risk.

Nov 30, 2016 · While these crimes share similar risk factors, elder financial exploitation is committed by people who occupy traditional positions of trust, such as friends and relatives, and fraud is typically perpetrated by strangers. Researchers have recently identified several important risk factors for elder financial exploitation.

By Roxanne J. Chang, JD, MS LLP. Individuals who have disabilities or who are older are at higher risk of abuse, neglect and exploitation. According to the National Center on Elder Abuse, approximately 30 percent of individuals with disabilities who need assistance with daily care, maintaining health and safety, and accessing the community have experienced some form of mistreatment.