Welcome to our website
(and our new website is coming soon)


Action on Elder Abuse (AEA):

We work to protect, and prevent the abuse of, vulnerable older adults and by doing so we also protect other adults a risk of abuse. We were the first charity to address these problems and are the only charity in the UK and in Ireland working exclusively on the issue today. Consequently, when you provide support to us, or make a donation, you can be sure that it will be used exclusively on issues relating to elder abuse and nothing else.

Our work is fundamental to challenging elder abuse:
In the UK we constantly need financial support to continue our activities. Although we are as effective as many of the bigger charities, we receive only a fraction of their income. Help us continue to make a difference. There are a variety of options for making donations to us. Use text on your mobile phone, the JustGiving logo, or click on the 'Support us' link to find out more. Together we can end elder abuse.

We also do

  • AEA fundraisingFundraising

     We really need your help to keep doing what we do. You could run, cycle, trek, donate, and do a lots of other things to help us.

  • AEA VolunteerVolunteering

    We need volunteers for our helpline and support in our office. It means helping very vulnerable people, and that has rewards in itself.

  • AEA campaignCampaigning

    We've launched our 2013 campaign for adequate adult safeguarding systems, and a new elder abuse law.

  • AEA membershipMembership

    Members of AEA receive our newsletter, regular email newsflashes, and discounts on conferences, training, etc. (Free for older people)


    Click here for training on abuse and safeguarding. Click here for DVDs/ training packs..


    AEA guides on protection from abuse, how to choose the right care, etc. You can also find the latest Safeguarding documents.

    Join the 790 who are already members of the free Network and keep up to date.

    The charity is setting up local systems to provide volunteer support to victims of elder abuse. More info soon.










  Become a member of the charity, or if you are an older person join for free. As a member we
      will regularly check on your progress if you enter a care home, or if you currently live in a
      care home.


  Join the free Adult Safeguarding Practitioners Support Network, and keep up to date with
      what is happening, help us shape safeguarding policy, and have a voice in new
      developments. Current membership stands at 790 and is growing ...


  The CEO of Action on Elder Abuse is a founding trustee of The Silver Line, a helpline to

      combat loneliness. Calls relating to elder abuse are transferred by The Silver Line to the

       Action on Elder Abuse helpline for specialist advice and support. Partnership in action.

  25m stolen from older people in just one year. Read our report.





                    Time for Action DVD                                                  Consequences DVD
                     (30 (plus VAT P/P)                                                   (30 (plus VAT P/P)


                 Gardens with Red Roses                               Winner of the 'Outstanding contribution

                 (15 donation giftaided)                                            to Social Care' award 2012

                                CLICK HERE TO GO TO OUR TRAINING RESOURCE PAGE




What's going on?


A half day in-depth seminar on Financial abuse and how to use the law to protect and obtain redress.


A half day in-depth course teaching about the nature of elder abuse, including risk factors and how to avoid it, and the current situation on adult safeguarding legislation, including the principles and concepts that need to be considered.


AEA News - Twitter


We are delighted to announce that the Big Lottery Fund gave a grant to AEA of 2m over five years. This has allowed us to significantly increase our staffing - including in Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland - and increase our effectiveness.

Read our News Release here.


designed to equip you with an understanding of the legal possibilities in challenging financial abuse.
Half day, held each month

Click here for details and dates for this year
What is elder abuse, prevalence, risk factors, disclosure and confidentiality, adult safeguarding legislation, principles and concepts.
Half day, held each month    

Click here for details and dates for this year

WATCH THE TOUR OF THE DVDs AVAILABLE FROM AEA, and see which ones are best for you:
(See below for details of individual DVDs)





DONATE and help us Donate and Help

  • Donate Donate now and help us.

    lead the fight against elder abuse. Together we can make a difference.

  • AEA now uses Paypal as a reliable way to make payments




  • Just Giving - Donate Just Giving and help us. Donate to Action on Elder Abuse. The easy way to support us.
  • Donate by TEXT Text & Donate and help us

    Text AOEA21 1 to 70070

    Text AOEA21 5 to 70070

AEA Events etc