There are different types of elderabuse such as physical, financial, social, negligence, psychological and sexual.Psychological refer to emotionalabuse in terms of language or action itself that will bring sensation of fearand intimidation.In healthcare the type of abuse thatare mostly reported by family is the negligence their elder is beeninvolve. The caregiver will deliberatelynot supply food, or change dirty bed linen, or will not give the bath correctlyto the elder with disabilities and impairments.
– Organizational and Policy LevelsThe partnerships and its workingdecides and develops an environment that will form the organizational andrelated policies (Glasby & Dickinson, 2008)In anotherword, all professional including doctors, nurses, support worker, service userwho is using the service shall collaborate and respect specific policy toenhance the quality of the services. Here it is the combination of both the service user professional and theinterpersonal on a long term role. It isessential for an efficient partnership that there is the sharing of risk, responsibility,accountability or of course the benefits among all the partners involve. Asuccessful collaboration is when there are sharing of values and goals.Synergy can be defined as thebreakthroughs in thinking and action that are produced when a collaborativeprocess successfully combines the complementary knowledge, skills, andresources of a group of participants (Lasker, Weiss, and Miller, 2000; Friedand Rundall, 1994; Gray, 1998; Mattesich and Monsey, 1992; Richardson andAllegrante, 2000). Synergy is the advantage thatpartnerships gain by involving diverse people and organizations in thecommunity. Moreover, it is a mechanism that explains how broad communityparticipation strengthens the ability of partnerships to identify, understand,and solve complex problems (Lasker, Weiss, and Miller, 2001)Corrigan stated that an effectiveimplementation of the partnership brings the additional knowledge, confidenceand skills that are essential for the planning of the health care services (2005). Policy andprocedure is an important tools in our life of everyday that is working, memberin an association or else.
The reason is that we need to know our boundaries ineach and every action we are doing in all the above mention situations.In healthcare they have internal policy and they must alsocomply with some act of the country or sometimes international policies. It is a guideline that will help theorganisation to achieve their objective or to perform any collaboration. Regarding internal rules it will applicableexclusive for all the service user professional and staff in the specificorganisation.All these policies are vital to maintain the safe environmentfor everyone and also control some behaviour according to specific workingsituation. The management must alwayskeep these internal policies up to date.
It is important for an organisation toreview his policies every tear according to the tendency, this will bringencouragement among the staff.