Sweeping abuse under the carpet

Sweeping abuse under the carpet J-333-04-06WWOP10.2Juneinsides 25/5/06 11:19 am Page 16 Feature Adrian Thomas Help the Aged child abuse, cancer and cruelty to animals topped a list of issues cited by Sweeping the public as the causes they would most readily support. In addition, only 2% of respondents identified combating the abuse abuse of older people as a priority, which underpins a call for greater public awareness of the issue. These are the findings of a national survey under the conducted in the early half of 2005 for Help the Aged by Andrew Irving Associates. An initial qualitative survey conducted in June 2005 carpet used five groups with carers, the public and two mini-groups amongst In a UK-wide survey published by Help the older people, followed by a quantitative survey Aged in late January this year, only 2% of across the UK through 833 street interviews. This respondents thought that tackling elder abuse later survey formed the basis of the findings was a priority when spontaneously considered, published in January 2006. despite evidence suggesting that as many as The research’s overall aim was to explore the one in eight had been affected. The publication range of public attitudes towards elder abuse. More of the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Working with Older People Emerald Publishing

Sweeping abuse under the carpet

Working with Older People, Volume 10 (2): 4 – Jun 1, 2006

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Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
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1366-3666
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10.1108/13663666200600025
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J-333-04-06WWOP10.2Juneinsides 25/5/06 11:19 am Page 16 Feature Adrian Thomas Help the Aged child abuse, cancer and cruelty to animals topped a list of issues cited by Sweeping the public as the causes they would most readily support. In addition, only 2% of respondents identified combating the abuse abuse of older people as a priority, which underpins a call for greater public awareness of the issue. These are the findings of a national survey under the conducted in the early half of 2005 for Help the Aged by Andrew Irving Associates. An initial qualitative survey conducted in June 2005 carpet used five groups with carers, the public and two mini-groups amongst In a UK-wide survey published by Help the older people, followed by a quantitative survey Aged in late January this year, only 2% of across the UK through 833 street interviews. This respondents thought that tackling elder abuse later survey formed the basis of the findings was a priority when spontaneously considered, published in January 2006. despite evidence suggesting that as many as The research’s overall aim was to explore the one in eight had been affected. The publication range of public attitudes towards elder abuse. More of the

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