Elder abuse can take many different forms, such as physical abuse, financial abuse, mental abuse, and neglect. Elder abuse is often a crime, such as assault, fraud, or withholding food or other necessities of life. If you suspect elder abuse, you... More
This answer is taken from CLEO's On the Radar - June 2013.  Long-term care homes and retirement homes Reporting abuse is mandatory when the victim lives in a long-term care home or a retirement home. (For an explanation of these terms, see CLEO... More
The law says that anyone - for example, a teacher, doctor, neighbour, or relative - who suspects that a child is being harmed or at risk of being harmed, must report it to a children's aid society. In fact, for most professionals, it is an offence... More