Elder Abuse is Wrong
Table of Contents
- About this Booklet
- Elder Abuse Is Wrong
- Elder Abuse: A Closer Look
- Physical Abuse
- Sexual Abuse
- Emotional Abuse
- Financial Abuse
- Institutional Abuse or Neglect
- Help Is Available
- How Do I Report Abuse?
- Resources: Building a Reference List
- Words Used in This Booklet
This is a Public Legal Education and Information project produced under the Family Violence Initiative of the Department of Justice Canada.
© Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada, represented by the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, 2011
Cover artwork and illustrations by The Bytown Group
Heart and Teardrop
The "x" symbol placed between the heart and the teardrop connects them and shows the relationship between hope, love and help (the heart) and the pain and suffering of abuse (the teardrop). The "x" represents the scars of abuse, but also the efforts to eliminate violence and abuse.
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