Elder Abuse Case Review MDT Toolkit

Elder Abuse Case Review MDT Toolkit


The goal of this guide is to encourage and facilitate the development and growth of elder abuse case review Multidisciplinary Teams (MDTs). In this guide you will find information about MDT structures and functions, along with common issues with which a team will need to grapple in developing a case review MDT.


Chapters & Tools


How to Use this Guide


1: Introduction to Multidisciplinary Teams

Understanding MDT models, including the need for and benefits of MDTs.


2: Meeting the Needs of your Community

Crafting a needs assessment, choosing an MDT model, and defining your purpose


3: Selecting Team Members

Choosing and recruiting members for your team


4: Building a Strong Foundation

Developing your mission, vision, and strategic plan


5: Developing Protocol

Discussing key issues and writing protocol for your team


6: MDT Coordinator

Understanding the role and value of the coordinator position


7: Professional Development

Explore three types of training beneficial to your team


8: Case Review

Developing your meeting structure for optimal review and followup


9: Anticipating Challenges & Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting common barriers


10: Case Tracking & Program Evaluation