If so then join our latest initiative to raise awareness about elder abuse.
In 2017, “1 in 6 older persons were subjected to abuse. That means nearly 141 million people globally.” – United Nations
With lockdowns and reduced care, violence against older persons is on the rise. Most abuse is not reported.
Follow these three simple steps to make your pledge to prevent elder abuse:
1. Make your promise
I Promise to prevent and stop elder abuse wherever I can;
I Promise to never knowingly break the trust of an older person;
I Promise to learn as much as possible about elder abuse;
I Promise to educate work colleagues, friends and family about elder abuse.
2. Download your free certificate
Download your free World Elder Abuse Awareness certificate.
3. Tell us
Tell us you’ve promised via our contact page.
‘Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much’ – Helen Keller
Find out more
See our Do you know the signs of Elder Abuse? post.
Report your concerns if you think an adult in Essex is being abused to the Essex Safeguarding Adults Board.