The following third-party resources will give you a better understanding surrounding the topic of neglect and elder abuse.
A Practical Guide to Elder Abuse & Neglect
The Canadian Centre for Elder Law have created an English and French version of their overview of elder abuse and neglect law in Canada.
Child Abuse & Neglect: Why Prevention Is Important
Erlanger Turner, Ph.D., assistant professor of Psychology at the University of Houston discusses the importance of prevention, surrounding the issue of child abuse and neglect, with Psychology Today.
Elder Abuse Brochure
Seniors NL has released a brochure to provide you with a run-down of what elder abuse entails, and local supports that exist.
Preventing Elder Abuse: SeniorLiving.ORG
SeniorLiving.ORG provides an in-depth guide on how to prevent elder abuse, assault and theft.
Red Cross: Child Abuse & Neglect Prevention
Red Cross offers resources to be proactive and help prevent instances of child abuse and neglect.
Respect Aging: Preventing Violence Training Materials
The Respect Aging training materials are used to educate and train various target audiences to support them in recognizing, preventing and intervening in violence against older persons. These training materials are meant to raise awareness and provide information, resources, and tools for anyone who interacts with older persons affected by violence or most likely to experience violence.
The Adoption Council of Ontario presents an elaborate meaning of “neglect” and the impact that can have on a child’s developing mind.
Free, short, self-guided resource to help professionals better understand GBV, how it affects older women and how to better support them. Learn to identify risks & promote safety with our e-learning micro-lessons. Equip yourself with practical tools to help support survivors.