Elder Abuse and Ethics

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Essay #: 054429
Total text length is 10,990 characters (approximately 7.6 pages).

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Elder Abuse and Ethics
Introduction
Elder abuse is becoming an increasingly pertinent issue as the North American population continues to rapidly age. Older people who live in long-term care facilities or any residential setting have the right to expect safe and ethical care (
Buzgova
&
Ivanova
, 2009). Elder abuse also is a problem within the community since informal caregivers are expected to care for family members. The target population is elderly people who are vulnerable to this abuse and the focus will be on long-term care. Elder abuse is marked by ethical complexities as well as moral dilemmas and these will be discussed. I will also address possible solutions, and especially for dealing with potential abuse. Finally, I will...
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