Further helpful resources for all:
Action on Elder Abuse, whose website has helpful guidance on a spectrum of abuse related topics – visit it at https://www.elderabuse.org.uk/.
And Which.co.uk – specific advice on scams and other types of financial risks for the elderly can be found at this web address: https://www.which.co.uk/later-life-care/home-care/scams-and-older-people/scams-aimed-at-older-people-abpr47w0ugxr.
Friends against Scams https://www.friendsagainstscams.org.uk/
Silverline, charity started by Dame Esther Rantzen, providing support and companionship over the phone for elderly people: 020 7224 2020
You can also call the free, confidential Action on Elder Abuse helpline on 0808 808 8141.