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If I am a health professional and I suspect a patient or client of being a victim of Elder Abuse, what are some questions that I can ask my patient/client to help me identify abuse?

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Please find a list below of sample questions that health professionals can ask patients/clients who they suspect might be victims of abuse.

1. Is there something you would like to share with me?
2. Is someone making you feel unsafe?
3. Is someone forcing you to do things you do not want to do?
4. Is someone ...

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This solution offers some questions that a health professional or anyone else might ask a suspected victim of Elder Abuse to help identify if abuse is happening or to encourage the victim to open up about abuse.

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