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Seniors Rights Victoria works to increase awareness of elder abuse in the Victorian community. We provide online, printed and face-to-face resources for community members and professionals to:

  • raise awareness of the incidence and effects of elder abuse,
  • raise awareness of what causes elder abuse, and
  • provide information and tools to help reduce the incidence of elder abuse.

Elder Abuse Toolkit

The Elder Abuse Response Toolkit is an easily accessible web page containing simple, plain language elder abuse information. It answers many of the questions those working with older people ask Seniors Rights Victoria.
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Information sheets

Seniors Rights Victoria develops various information sheets and printable resources on a multitude of subjects related to elder abuse.
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Resources in other languages

If you speak a language other than English, you may contact us through the Telephone Interpreter Service on 131 450.

Here is information about elder abuse in more than 25 additional languages.
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Planning Ahead

Planning Ahead helps people understand the need to plan ahead, in order to protect their rights and wishes as they get older, to reduce the risk of elder abuse. The project also supports carers and loved ones of people as they age, to ensure they understand how best to support them.
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Conversations on Ageing

As part of the World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2021, SRV hosted a conversation on ageing. These are snapshots, produced by students from the Bachelor of Screen Media at Victoria University.

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Bendigo and District Aboriginal Co-operative

The Bendigo and District Aboriginal Cooperative (BDAC) have produced 4 videos to raise awareness of elder abuse within their community.
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Within My Walls

The Ethnic Communities' Council of Victoria (ECCV), in partnership with SRV, launched its series of videos on elder abuse, Within My Walls. These videos are available in 14 languages.
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Money Talks for Better Ageing

Money Talks for Better Ageing aims to strengthen the financial wellbeing of seniors from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds (CALD).
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Elder abuse & dementia

Three short films made in collaboration with NARI provide clear and consistent messaging and training on how providers should respond to elder abuse in the context of dementia.
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If you, or someone you know is experiencing elder abuse, help is available through our confidential helpline on 1300 368 821.

If it is an emergency, call 000.
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