Thursday, August 2, 2007

A lobby group for older people doubts new guidelines preventing abuse of the elderly will work, cases are hidden by family

New Zeland

The plan was issued on Wednesday by the Ministry of Health as part of the final phase of a violence intervention programme.

GreyPower says the guidelines rely too heavily on detection within the public health system.
It says nothing will change until there's a different attitude towards elderly people.

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