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15% of older Australians experience elder abuse: report

The ABC reports that a survey of 7000 older Australians shows 15% of Australians experience elder abuse.

Published: 18 October 2023
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  • 18 October 2023
  • ABC News

Psychological abuse was found to be the most common type of abuse, followed by neglect, and it’s most likely to come “under the radar” from adult children in their own homes.

Watch this video report from the ABC website.