Violence Against Older People

VIOLENCE AGAINST OLDER PEOPLE

Please find a collection of information resources relating to violence against older people below.

VAOP 1

Staying in Control When You’re
Older

Independent Age

Advice in both written and audio format on how to avoid being mistreated and what to do if it happens.

Alternatively you can listen to advice via embedded files (via Soundcloud).

How to avoid being mistreated and what to do if it happens

Independent Age

A 28 page leaflet about where you can go for help and what will happen after you report abuse or neglect.


Types of
Abuse

Hourglass. Safer Ageing. Stopping Abuse

A UK charity focused on abuse and neglect of older people. Here they outline the types of abuse, how to find out more and how to get support.

Action Against Elder Abuse

HelpAge International

Information on what Elder Abuse is, how communities can help and what to do if you feel unsafe.