Enhancing safety and security for Canadian seniors: H88-3/35-1999E-PDF
setting the stage for action /
"This report focuses on the issue of safety and security for older Canadians. It addresses three specific components of safety and security: injuries (primarily in relation to falls), elder abuse and crime. Chapter 1 provides an introduction and background to the document and describes the intended audience. It also discusses the significance of this important issue. Chapter 2 provides an overview of issues affecting vulnerability in later life. Chapters 3, 4 and 5 provide data concerning the incidence, consequences and issues for action in relation to injury in later life, abuse of older persons, and crimes against older persons, respectively. Chapter 6 consists of a checklist which jurisdictions can use to examine their progress in terms of enhancing safety and security in the three areas of injury, elder abuse, and crime"--Introd., p. 1.
|Department/Agency||Health Canada. Division of Aging and Seniors. Federal/Provincial/Territorial Committee of Officials (Seniors) Office for Seniors.|
|Title||Enhancing safety and security for Canadian seniors|
|Subtitle||setting the stage for action /|
|Other Language Editions||[French]|
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|Note||"September 1999". "Approved by the Ministers Responsible for Seniors". Issued also in French under title: Améliorer la sécurité des aînés du Canada : l'établissement d'un cadre d'action. Includes bibliographical references: p. 31-32.|
|Number of Pages||32 p. :|
|Subject Terms||Seniors, Safety, Security|
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