Health Care and Social Services

Training and resources are available for health care professionals to help prevent and spot elder abuse and abuse of vulnerable adults. Listed below are a number of online resources that can help.

To talk to us about professional training in your health care workplace, please contact us.

For the most update to date research, please visit the National Center on Elder Abuse.

Resources: Manuals, Training Guides, and Government Publications

Elder Abuse and Nursing: What Nurses Need to Know and Can Do. A new elder abuse text for nurses in clinical settings is now available for purchase.

CMS Nursing Home Compendium

Maltreatment Report: Vulnerable Adults & Minors Served by Minnesota

2017 National Council for Aging Care, Recognizing Elder Abuse

Elder Investment Fraud and Financial Exploitation Prevention Program – The EIFFE Prevention Program educates professionals who work with older Americans to recognize when their older clients may be vulnerable to or victims of financial abuse.

EIFFE Clinician’s Pocket Guide describes common red flags of financial exploitation, capacity and referrals.

Training Manual for Resident Care Facility Professionals on Financial Exploitation

This Consumer Financial Protection Board guide details protections of financial exploitation for nursing homes and assisted living residents.  This guide was based off of the Minnesota manual Identifying and Intervening in Financial Exploitation Manual and Protocol for Providers Serving Vulnerable Adults in Congregate Settings.