Battering or Extreme Cruelty in the Context of Elder Abuse from APS Tool Kit [pdf]

This document explains the Department of Homeland Security regulation’s description of battering or extreme cruelty in the context of elder abuse. It also provides a list of forms of elder abuse by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention that is consistent with DHS’ approach to battering or extreme cruelty. This two-page document is an excerpt from the “Toolkit for Adult Protective Services’ Use of the U Visa.”