HEALTH SCIENCE STUDENTS' PERCEPTIONS AND AWARENESS OF ELDER ABUSE AND NEGLECT


KAHRAMAN B. B. , POLAT Ü. , Gurhan N.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI, vol.24, no.1, pp.104-112, 2021 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.31086/tjgeri.2021.205
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI
  • Page Numbers: pp.104-112

Abstract

Introduction: Healthcare professionals have a key role in detecting and reporting elderly abuse and neglect, which is becoming more widespread due to the increase in the elderly population. However, there are very few studies evaluating the perception and understanding of students studying in health science branches about elderly abuse and neglect.