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The Chair publishes a chapter on mistreatment in the Rapport québécois sur la violence et la santé directed by the INSPQ. (April 2018)

Themes: Book Chapter

On April 9, the Institut national de santé publique du Québec (INSPQ) made available an Epub version of the Rapport québécois sur la violence et la santé. Highlighted by Étienne Krug (Director, Department for Management of Noncommunicable Diseases, Disability, Violence and Injury Prevention of the World Health Organisation) in his foreword, this report aims to ” […] regroup in the same work the knowledge on the various aspects of violence (free translation)”.

The Chair is the author of a chapter on mistreatment towards older adults. A state of knowledge is presented on the problem regarding the definition, the magnitude, the risk and protection factors, the consequences and the prevention practices. Related problems such as, intimidation and self neglect, as well as the promotion of wellness care approach are also addressed.

Consult the following links to learn more:

Rapport québécois sur la violence et la santé

Chapter on mistreatment towards older adults