Older People

For information about what Elder Abuse is, visit this fact sheet

 

Resources for Practitioners

Seniors Rights Safety Planning with Older People

The Elder Abuse Response Toolkit is an easily accessible web page containing simple, plain language elder abuse information for anyone who works with older people. It answers many of the questions workers contact Seniors Rights Victoria to ask.

 

Other Resources

Preventing Elder Abuse

Details of the Victorian governments initiatives to prevent and respond

Ethnic Communities Council of Victoria: Bilingual education kit in range of languages & short fill ‘Within My Walls’

Seniors Rights Victoria

Elder Rights Advocacy: ERA provides information and advocacy regarding elder abuse occurring within aged care services (residential and home care).

Domestic Violence Resource Centre

Safeguarding the End of the Rainbow: A guide to support LGBTI people planning for the future

South Melbourne Primary Care Partnership Elder Abuse Prevention Network