This book has certainly stood the test of time, and now in its second edition, it continues to hold its own in the under-researched and grossly underestimated world of elder abuse. The layout is clear and highly user-friendly, and this clarity is reflected through the jargon-free choice of language... It is an essential reference for any practitioner working within the community or hospital setting where older people are encountered.
This well researched, informative book... would be of use to anyone working with elderly people in a hospital or community setting. Students would find it easy to understand and full of useful learning material. The book is highly recommended.
[the author's] reputation guarantees a large and diverse readership... Workers engaged in all forms of training will find this book an invaluable aid. Community Care
...reflects wide experience and sensitivity, will be invaluable for all concerned with the care of elderly people.
Age and Ageing