Recognising Elder Abuse
Details the warning signs and behaviours that would indicate that an older person is experiencing abuse. This includes environmental factors, perpetrator mannerisms and the personal reactions of the older person.
Preventing Elder Abuse
Discover the steps you can take today on Compass to reduce and minimise the risks of elder abuse tomorrow.
Steps I can take for others
If you’re concerned about an older person’s vulnerability to abuse, these are some on the key steps you can take to reduce and minimise their exposure to risk.
Responding to Elder Abuse
Experiencing elder abuse or suspect elder abuse? Help is available.
Helping me to respond
If you are experiencing abuse, there are people and support you can turn to, things you can do and resources you can access.
Guiding action on elder abuse
If you need help tackling elder abuse, start here.
Sexual Abuse of Older Women
Sexual abuse of older women is often a misunderstood and under-reported form of elder abuse.
An Uncomfortable Truth: The sexual assault of older women by Dr Catherine Barrett
An uncomfortable truth – the sexual assault of older women by Dr Catherine Barrett