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Elder Abuse Awareness Week 15 - 22 June 2016

15 Jun | 2016

Written by: VisionWest Baptist HomeCare

Elder Abuse Awareness Week is coming up on June 15 -22, starting on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day June 15. During the week Age Concerns around New Zealand will be holding events and speaking through the media to raise awareness of elder abuse and neglect.

What does Elder Abuse look like? Several types of abuse often occur either together or separately in the form of: physical abuse, financial abuse, psychological abuse, neglect, sexual abuse and institutional abuse. For further information please refer to the following website: www.ageconcern.org.nz