Davies M, Harries P, Cairns D, Stanley D, Gilhooly M, Gilhooly K, Notley E, Gilbert A, Penhale B & Hennessy C (2011) Factors used in the detection of elder financial abuse: A judgement and decision-making study of social workers and their managers. International Social Work, 54 (3), pp. 404-420. https://doi.org/10.1177/0020872810396256
Factors social workers use in practice to detect elder financial abuse are currently unknown. A critical incident technique was applied within a judgement analysis approach to elicit cue use. Only three factors were key to decision-making: who raises concern, the elder's mental capacity and the nature of the financial anomaly occurring. © The Author(s) 2011.
decision cues; decision-making; elder financial abuse; judgement analysis; older people; social work
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