Older people

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

Resources for Practitioners

— Elder abuse prevention online training

Free DHHS online training package

Seniors Rights Safety Planning with Older People

Resources to develop personalised safety plans with older people.

Seniors Rights Victoria discussions papers.

Other Resources

DHHS – Preventing Elder Abuse

Details of the Victorian governments initiatives to prevent and respond

— With Respect to Age – 2009

Victorian Government practice guidelines for health services and community agencies for the prevention of elder abuse.

Some other websites that compile useful family violence resources include:

With Respect of Age – 2009

Victorian Government practice guidelines for health services and community agencies for the prevention of elder abuse.

Preventing Elder Abuse

A literature review for the SMPCP Elder Abuse Prevention Network

Adult Children at Home Tip Sheet

A Seniors Rights Victoria publications

Ethnic Communities Council of Victoria

Bilingual education kit in range of languages & short fill ‘Within My Walls’

Websites that compile useful elder abuse resources include:

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

Your Voice – Trust Your Choice

Tips for seniors making enduring powers of attorney from Your Voice – Trust Your Choice

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