Age Abuse

Posted on 05. Mar, 2008, in Community, Discrimination, FamilyComments Off on Age Abuse

In 2007, the HSE’s dedicated elder abuse officers dealt with 927 cases of Elder Abuse.  Age Action has confirmed that the main abuser is often a family member, and that the vast majority of older people are abused in their own homes.  Eileen Good asked Eamon Timmons of Age Action about these findings and first asked him about elder abuse officers.

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