Need Help?

call us on:

1800 628 221

If there is an emergency or immediate danger, please call '000'

Is it abuse?

It's important to know older people have the right to enjoy a life free from abuse.

An older person's dignity should be both honoured and respected.

For Professionals

Did you know?

  • Research suggests that as many as 50,000 older people in NSW may have experienced some form of abuse
  • It is estimated that only one in five cases of elder abuse is reported
  • The majority of alleged abusers are trusted family members, neighbours, friends or paid carers

Don't be silent about elder abuse!

If this is happening to a client or patient, we can help. Call the NSW Elder Abuse Helpline & Resource Unit on 1800 628 221. Anyone can make the call.