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Elder Abuse in Dementia


Abuse can happen anywhere at any time, including at home and care setting. Researches showed that older adults with cognitive impairment have the higher probability in experiencing multiple forms of abuse and higher risks of mortality from abuse. In many cases, elder abuse or mistreatment is unintentional. Greater understanding of abusive behavior and reporting can help to reduce the incidents and promote the well-being in people with dementia.

By end of this webinar, participants should be able to:

· To understand types of abuse and risk factors of abuse

· To identify the warning signs of abuse in people with dementia.

· To understand the management of abusive case in Malaysia setting.

An e-certificate and 1 CPD point will be awarded at the end of the session.

Targeted participants:

Nurses or caregivers working in acute or long-term care institutes, family members, healthcare management, allied health professionals, students, people living with dementia and anyone interested in this topic.


Prof Dr Sajaratulnisah Binti Othman

Professor of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, UM

Chairperson of Violence Intervention Committee, UMMC

If you would like to participate in this webinar, kindly click at the link below for registration.


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