Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists

Strategies for interprofessional health care providers to address elder abuse/mistreatment

Interprofessional health care providers are often in positions to detect and manage situations of elder abuse/mistreatment. The Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT) with funding from Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC)  developed the following documents for health care providers across Canada that will provide information regarding elder abuse including, primary indicators, prevention, assessment, intervention protocols, relevant legislation, regulatory requirements and resources for older adults.

Please click on your province for specific resources.

Northwest Territories Saskatchewan Newfoundland and Labrador New Brunswick Yukon British Columbia Alberta Nunavut Manitoba Ontario Quebec Nova Scotia Prince Edward Island A clickable map of Canada exhibiting its ten provinces and three territories, and their capitals.


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