Pages tagged "Elder Abuse"
Feb 22, 2012
Authorities estimate that something like 5% of Australians over the age of 65 will be abused at some time. But authorities also admit that the prevalence could indeed be double that figure given that one of the characteristics of this kind of crime is significant under reporting.In every Australian state and territory, the issue of Elder Abuse; that is: abuse of elderly people by a trusted relative or friend, often, but not exclusively, for financial gain, is becoming a serious problem. Continue reading