Seniors Rights Victoria was proud to help launch Timboon and District Healthcare Service’s new elder abuse prevention project, Warm Safe Home. The project focuses on one of our most treasured places, our home, in order to raise awareness of elder abuse.
Thoughtfully prepared Powers of Attorney can reduce the risk of elder abuse for people living with dementia.
The idea that from little things, big things grow is the foundation of a ‘conversation- seeding’ program tackling elder abuse. The program is working with older Victorians to help them increase community dialogue about ageing, and how ageism may lead to elder abuse.
Seniors Rights Victoria has been contracted by Our Watch to consult with a wide array of organisations on the issue of older women who experience intimate partner violence.
About 500 people, including representatives from SRV, made policy waves last month at the 6th National Elder Abuse Conference.
Victoria’s 10 Elder Abuse Prevention Network are spearheading the drive to raise awareness and change attitudes towards elder abuse.
A booklet to be launched soon by Seniors Rights Victoria will help people take practical steps if someone close to them is experiencing elder abuse.
Seniors Rights Victoria’s World Elder Abuse Awareness Day forum was one of many worldwide events and activities that empowered, celebrated and informed older people on 15 June.
Poor mental health may make a person more susceptible to elder abuse and elder abuse, in turn, adversely impacts an older person’s mental health.
Mental health professionals need a better understanding of elder abuse and the challenges people face as they age.