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Article recently released in the journal Risques & Qualité (Risks and Quality), thematic issue on wellness care

Marie Beaulieu has published the article Contrer la maltraitance envers les personnes aînées au Québec (Counter Mistreatment of Older Adults in Québec).

Historical records of public policies and inventory of the principal actions in the scientific and professional journal Risques & Qualité en milieu de soin (Risks and Quality in the Context of Care) (December 2012). The readers of this journal are composed of researchers and professional concerned with the quality and the security of care.

The article reviews 30 years of countering mistreatment towards older adults in Québec. It describes the evolution of public documents (reports, action plans, policies, laws, etc.) that directly or indirectly address countering mistreatment. Some examples of innovative practices are also presented before concluding with an examination of the next societal challenges  that will need to be overcome.