Vulnerable Elder Protection Team (VEPT) a hospital-based elder abuse response program
January 31st, 2023
EAPO Annual Virtual Conference Series, 2023
Risk Assessment of Older Adults: Practical Tools for Early Detection and Intervention of Elder Abuse
Session: Vulnerable Elder Protection Team (VEPT) a hospital-based elder abuse response program.
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College.
This presentation will highlight an Emergency Department-based multi-disciplinary Vulnerable Elder Protection Team (VEPT) that has been implemented in hospitals to assess, treat, and ensure the safety of elder abuse and neglect victims while collecting evidence and working closely with the authorities.