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Elderly Persons (Physical Abuse)

Volume 32: debated on Friday 26 November 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services (1) whether he has any plans to institute research into the incidence of non-accidental injury of elderly people by their relatives;(2) what information he has as to how many elderly people are at risk of being physically abused by their care-giving relatives;(3) what information is available to him as to the causes of abuse of elderly people by their relatives.