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Financial abuse of older people

K. Walsh (Department of Health Care for the Elderly, St. Bartholomew's and the Royal London School of Medicine and Dentistry)
G. Bennett (East London Elder Abuse Education and Research Department, Department of Health Care for the Elderly, St. Bartholomew's and the Royal London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Bancroft Unit, Mile End Hospital, Bancroft Road, London E1 4DG)

The Journal of Adult Protection

ISSN: 1466-8203

Article publication date: 1 February 2000

Abstract

Financial abuse is widely recognised to be an important but under‐reported risk area for vulnerable adults, especially elderly people. This paper provides an introduction to relevant issues, indicators and remedies. It also highlights areas needing further attention both within the professional council and financial systems such as banking.

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Walsh, K. and Bennett, G. (2000), "Financial abuse of older people", The Journal of Adult Protection, Vol. 2 No. 1, pp. 21-29. https://doi.org/10.1108/14668203200000004

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