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Specialised Responses

DFAV occurs throughout all age, socio economic, and demographic groups. The way abuse and violence might present and the supports your patient may need can vary.

Below we have provided some information about how you might specialise your response to DFAV for different patients.

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Older People

Abuse of older people is the harmful treatment of a person over 65 years old by a trusted individual. Like other forms of DFV, it can include physical, psychological, emotional, social, financial or sexual abuse. It can also include neglect.

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