Warning signs of elder abuse
These may include:
- an older person seeming fearful, anxious or isolated
- injuries, or an absence of personal care
- disappearance of possessions
- unexplained financial transactions
- sudden changes to a will, property title or other documents.
Stir a Cuppa for Seniors online event
Jump online and support this year’s World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on 15 June.
The free online event ‘Stir a Cuppa for Seniors’ is hosted by COTA Victoria and will run from 1.30pm to 3.30pm.
For bookings and more information, visit the Elder abuse awareness day website.
Culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities
What to do if you are affected by elder abuse
If you or someone you know needs support call Seniors Rights Victoria on 1300 368 821 (this is a free confidential helpline) or call 000 in an emergency.
Our work in this area
Cardinia Shire is experiencing rapid growth of its ageing population. The Cardinia Age Friendly Alliance Elder Abuse Project is funded by Together We Can’s grant from the Victorian Government's Community Partnerships for Primary Prevention Grant.
Fridge magnets available
Fridge magnets designed by the Cardinia Age Friendly Alliance group are available by calling us on 1300 787 624.