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Financial Abuse of Older People: A Review


Aim and objectives

The aim of this review was to collate, analyse and summarise published literature on elder financial abuse, in order to inform further research into elder financial abuse and to inform national policy in Ireland. The objectives of the review were to examine literature on:

  • the definitions of elder financial abuse
  • the prevalence and impact of elder financial abuse
  • victims and perpetrator profiles and risk factors of financial abuse
  • strategies for detecting, preventing and managing elder financial abuse.

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14th June 2012