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Elder Abuse

Elder Abuse

Elder Abuse

Shane O'Hanlon and Desmond O'Neill
Shane O'Hanlon and Desmond O'Neill
on behalf of Health Education England

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Launch date: 16 Apr 2018
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This session considers the challenging topic of elder abuse, including how to identify it and how best to institute a management plan.


By the end of this session you will be able to:
• Define elder abuse
• List and describe the different types of elder abuse
• Recognise the warning signs for elder abuse
• Describe a strategy for management of elder abuse
Shane O'Hanlon and Desmond O'Neill

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Shane O'Hanlon and Desmond O'Neill
on behalf of Health Education England

Shane O'Hanlon -
Shane O’Hanlon is a Consultant in Elderly Care at the Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading. He works in surgical liaison and with the Macmillan COCOC (Comprehensive Care for Older People with Cancer) team. He works closely with primary care teams in this role and has a passion for medical education.

Desmond O'Neill -
Professor Desmond O’Neill MA MD FRCPI AGSF FRCP(Glasg) is a consultant physician in geriatric and stroke medicine at Trinity College Dublin and the Adelaide and Meath Hospital, Dublin, Ireland (

Desmond has had a long standing interest in elder abuse since writing up the first case reported in the Irish biomedical literature in 1990, and has successively been the Chair of the Irish government Working Party on Elder Abuse (1998-2002) (which produced the national strategy ’Protecting Our Future’) and the Elder Abuse National Implementation Group (2002-2010) which oversaw implementation of this strategy. He has also been actively involved in research into elder abuse, most recently with Professor Jim O’Brien, University of Louisville, USA: together they guest-edited a special international issue of the Journal of Elder Abuse and Neglect.

In addition Desmond is the President of the Irish Gerontological Society and the European Union Geriatric Medicine Society, and has been the Chair of Council on Stroke of the Irish Heart Foundation, and a principal investigator of the Irish National Audit of Stroke Care (INASC) and the first Irish longitudinal study on ageing (HESSOP-2).

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    Exam Pass Rate: 60

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