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NIJ FY 09 ORE Research and Evaluation on the Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of Elderly Individuals and Residents of Residential Care Facilities

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NIJ is soliciting proposals for research and evaluation in the areas of abuse, neglect, and exploitation of individuals over the age of 60 (elderly), including individuals who reside either in the community or in residential care facilities. For the purpose of this solicitation, the term "abuse" includes physical abuse, sexual abuse, psychological abuse, abandonment and isolation, neglect, or financial or fiduciary abuse. The term "residential care facility" includes nursing homes; assisted living facilities; adult family care homes; adult care facilities for people with developmental, cognitive or physical disabilities; and other residential facilities that provide services to persons who are elderly, have disabilities, or have long-term chronic care needs.


Number of Awards: 3
Total Amount Awarded: $1,194,243

Date Created: December 17, 2008