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A profile of Action on Elder Abuse

A profile of Action on Elder Abuse Organisational profile A profile of Action on Elder Abuse About Action on Elder Abuse introduction Action on Elder Abuse (AEA) is The organisation defines elder abuse as, ‘a single or repeated act an abuse charity that works to or lack of appropriate action, occurring within any relationship protect and prevent the abuse of where there is an expectation of trust, which causes harm or vulnerable older adults. They were distress to an older person’. Their purpose is to prevent this type the first charity to address these of abuse and protect and support victims through offering problems and are the only charity in the UK and in Ireland working advice, services and training, promoting effective responses exclusively on the issue today. In this and debate, undertaking research, forging innovative profile they outline their activities partnerships and advising on and challenging policy and aimed at raising awareness and practice. In addition, they are engaged with partners in a prevention of elder abuse. number of projects. Stephen Ladyman, a former Minister for Social Care, once said, ‘AEA not only talks the talk, but also walks the walk!’ Action on Elder Abuse has been described by key words partners as ‘social entrepreneurs’ http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Journal of Adult Protection Emerald Publishing

A profile of Action on Elder Abuse

The Journal of Adult Protection , Volume 10 (3): 4 – Aug 1, 2008

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Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
1466-8203
DOI
10.1108/14668203200800018
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Abstract

Organisational profile A profile of Action on Elder Abuse About Action on Elder Abuse introduction Action on Elder Abuse (AEA) is The organisation defines elder abuse as, ‘a single or repeated act an abuse charity that works to or lack of appropriate action, occurring within any relationship protect and prevent the abuse of where there is an expectation of trust, which causes harm or vulnerable older adults. They were distress to an older person’. Their purpose is to prevent this type the first charity to address these of abuse and protect and support victims through offering problems and are the only charity in the UK and in Ireland working advice, services and training, promoting effective responses exclusively on the issue today. In this and debate, undertaking research, forging innovative profile they outline their activities partnerships and advising on and challenging policy and aimed at raising awareness and practice. In addition, they are engaged with partners in a prevention of elder abuse. number of projects. Stephen Ladyman, a former Minister for Social Care, once said, ‘AEA not only talks the talk, but also walks the walk!’ Action on Elder Abuse has been described by key words partners as ‘social entrepreneurs’

Journal

The Journal of Adult ProtectionEmerald Publishing

Published: Aug 1, 2008

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