Age Action has developed a national elder abuse policy document for all staff and volunteers.
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Elder Abuse Policy Document
Older People Living in Nursing Homes Being Put At Risk By Rental Scheme
(Thursday 23 March 2023) Responding to the announcement that rental income will not be charged to the HSE under a revision to the Nursing Home Support (‘Fair Deal’) Scheme, Age Action said that older people will be put at risk of financial abuse because appropriate supports and safeguarding measures are not in place.