Looking after yourself: some helpful links

Looking after yourself: some helpful links

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...
Elder abuse: spotting the signs and advice for carers

Elder abuse: spotting the signs and advice for carers

In this article from Emma Hammett of First Aid for Life, elder abuse is summarised and signposted. Elder abuse is rife and happening right now in homes, hospitals and care homes throughout the UK. It is a horrific crime on some of the most vulnerable in our society...
Technology to aid the independent living of the elderly

Technology to aid the independent living of the elderly

In this article, the most up to date (as of Spring 2019) technology created for the elderly is revealed. It features some really exciting developments which can help you/your relatives & friends stay safe and living independently for as long as possible. Click...
Action on Elder Abuse charity

Action on Elder Abuse charity

This charity is a superb resource for facts and advice regarding elder abuse. Visit their website here. There are five types of abuse, which are not limited to just physical injury. Physical elder abuse: Intentional pain or injury to the body, from physical violence...
Silverline: an invaluable resource

Silverline: an invaluable resource

Silverline is a wonderful lifeline for older people who need anything from a routine chat, to urgent advice. Founded in 2013 by Dame Esther Rantzen (who set up Childline), it provides a unique 24 hour a day free confidential helpline providing information, friendship...