This paper considers the doctor's role in unravelling the causes of abuse of older people. The author argues that doctors have a responsibility to understand and address the ageism, ignorance and unthinking which lies is at the root of most institutional abuse.
Garner, J. (2004), "The role of the doctor in the institutional abuse of older people: a psychodynamic perspective", The Journal of Adult Protection, Vol. 6 No. 4, pp. 16-21. https://doi.org/10.1108/14668203200400023
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