Information and Support: Elder abuse

If you, or someone you know, have been affected by elder abuse, the following organisations may be able to help.

Action on Elder Abuse

Action on Elder Abuse works to protect, and prevent the abuse of, vulnerable older adults and provides a confidential helpline for anyone concerned - including older people themselves, their friends and relatives.
Phone: 0808 808 8141 (Mon-Fri 9am-5pm)

Visit Action on Elder Abuse website

Compassion in Care

Compassion in Care works to break the chain of elderly abuse and provides practical advice and support to people in care, their relatives and concerned staff members.

Visit the Compassion in Care website

Age UK

Age UK provides free information, advice and support on the issues that matter to older people.

Phone: 0800 055 6112

Visit the Age UK website

Age Cymru

Age Cymru provides free, confidential and expert advice for the over 50s in Wales.

Phone: 08000 223 444

Visit the Age Cymru website

Age NI

Age NI provides information, advice and support on a wide range of issues affecting older people in Northern Ireland.

Phone: 0808 808 7575

Visit the Age NI website

Age Scotland

Age Scotland provides information, advice and support on a wide range of issues affecting older people in Scotland.

Phone: 0800 12 44 222

Visit the Age Scotland website