An innovative police practice model with older adults


In collaboration with the Service de police de la Ville de Montréal (SPVM) (City of Montréal Police Service), we developed new tools that are now available to understand the Integrated Police Response for Abused Seniors (IPRAS Model) and to implement such a practice in your own police service. 


You don’t have much time and want an insight of our process, read our four general overviews:

You want to know more about the model and its components, read our two research reports:

Your police service wants to engage in an ongoing improvement process of its practice with mistreated older adults, read the guide:

Your police service wants to see examples of tools and documents to implement the IPRAS Model and to ensure its perennially, consult the online toolkit developed and post online by the SPVM:

Finally, you want an insight of the overall process of our action research which extended over a three-year period consult the IPRAS’s project description.

In situation of emergency

If you witness or are victim of a mistreatment situation and wish to obtain information or help, please contact the Elder Abuse Help Line (for Quebec residents).

1 888 489-ABUS (2287)

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Contact details

Research Chair on Mistreatment of Older Adults
Research Centre on Aging – CIUSSS de l'Estrie - CHUS
1036, Belvédère Sud
Sherbrooke (Québec)
J1H 4C4

Telephone : 1 819 780-2220, extension 45621

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