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Support for Professionals

Elder Abuse Liaison Officer

If you are working with an older person and are concerned they may be experiencing elder abuse, you can contact a liaison officer for advice.

Peninsula Health Liaison Officer – Frankston & Mornington Peninsula region:

If you are working with an older person outside of the Frankston & Mornington Peninsula region, please visit the Victorian Government website to find your closest liaison officer.

Victorian Government Resources

Elder abuse prevention online training

Free online training package.

With Respect to Age – 2009

Victorian Government practice guidelines for health services and community agencies for the prevention of elder abuse.

Preventing Elder Abuse

Details of the Victorian Governments initiatives to prevent and respond to suspected elder abuse.

Seniors Rights Victoria Resources

Seniors Rights Victoria

A range of resources in relation to elder abuse, including the following:

Seniors Rights Victoria discussion papers

Covering topics such as ‘Elder Abuse as Family Violence’, gender, sexuality & prevention.

Seniors Rights Safety Planning with Older People

Resources to assist in developing personalised safety plans with older people.

Adult Children at Home Tip Sheet

A Seniors Rights Victoria publication.

Victoria Police Resources

Elder Abuse

Information from the Victoria Police about elder abuse.

Working with Older People

A service providers guide to police welfare checks and suspected elder abuse.