Rachael Nicholson, Director, Action on Elder Abuse Cymru

Rachael’s remit includes influencing policy and practice in Wales specific to preventing the abuse of vulnerable older people, working in partnership with all organisations and sectors to evaluate the local and UK-wide adult safeguarding framework, and campaigning to end elder abuse in Wales.

Rachael worked as a Probation Officer in South Wales where she had a special interest in domestic abuse and has worked in the Intake and Assessment team in Cardiff Children’s Service. She has also worked in the community and voluntary sectors including youth work, equality and mental health.