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University demands increased awareness and action

A Charles Sturt University expert argues elder abuse needs to be recognised, reported and acted on.

Published: 21 June 2024
  • national
  • 21 June 2024
  • Charles Sturt University

They said one way of preventing elder abuse is to empower older people by involving them in the community and in educating the next generation of health professionals

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has prioritised awareness of and action to prevent elder abuse, yet it remains largely a hidden crime.