Putting a Stop to the Abuse of Older People

Information for everyone who may come into contact with an older person who may need help or protection. It outlines the types of abuse that can happen, where, and when – and how to obtain help.

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Domestic Violence, Abuse and Harassment

This leaflet tells you about your legal rights if you are suffering any sort of abuse in your home from other members of your family. It also tells you how to get practical help to protect you.

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Domestic Violence : A guide to Civil Remedies and Criminal Sanctions

The guide sets out the civil remedies and criminal sanctions that are currently available through the courts to victims of domestic violence. It is intended for statutory And voluntary sector service providers who deal with the impact of DV

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The needs of older women : services for victims of elder abuse and other abuse

Summary report on the findings of a research project about women who had been victims of elder abuse.

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Elder Abuse & the Law in Scotland

An overview of current law on elder abuse as it relates to Scotland

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Action on Elder Abuse

A core activity of Action on Elder Abuse is the provision of a helpline (Elder Abuse Response – 080 8808 8141), which operates from 10.00 am to 4.30 pm, Monday to Friday. The helpline is confidential and provides information and emotional support in Engl

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