Welcome to your Abuse and Neglect of the Elderly In-Service Which of the following statements about elderly abuse is true? It is very rare in the United States. It is reported more than child abuse. It is a real problem in today's society. It is encouraged. Abuse of an older person by someone who has a special relationship with him or her is known as: Domestic Abuse. Friendly Abuse. Financial Abuse. Rape. Caregiver burnout can result in which of the following? Abuse of elderly family members. Mental retardation. Bankruptcy A headache and a bad attitude. Experts agree that the best way to prevent domestic abuse of the elderly is through: Counseling. Hidden cameras. Placing the abused person in a nursing facility. Services provided in the home by outsiders. In an institutional setting, which form of elder abuse is most often reported? Emotional abuse. Sexual abuse. Physical abuse. Financial abuse. Overmedicating an elderly person is which of the following? Financial abuse. Recommended by most physicians. Very unusual. A type of physical abuse or neglect. Financial abuse can include which of the following? Cashing an elder's check without permission. Forcing an elder to sell their home. Stealing cash. All of the above. Yelling at and scolding an elder is: Physical abuse. Neglect. Verbal abuse. Sexual abuse. There is nothing wrong with forcing a patient to wear clothes that you pick out for him/her. True False Which of the following can be a warning sign of abuse. Poor grooming. Unexplained weight loss. Cuts and bruises. All of the above. Time is Up!