Elder Abuse is any behaviour causing harm or distress to an older person by someone they should be able to trust.
Examples of Elder Abuse include:
- Physical abuse
- Psychological or emotional abuse
- Financial or material abuse
- Sexual abuse
- Institutional abuse (by an organisation)
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For research into elder abuse and neglect, please click here.
If you know anyone who may be living with Elder Abuse, you can find out about where to get support here.