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Action on Elder Abuse (AEA) Cymru is a specialist charity committed to preventing abuse against older people. As the only charity in Wales to focus solely on elder abuse, we have the expertise and the experience to support victims, their families and those who care for them.
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Neglect is failing to provide basic necessities such as food, clothing, hygiene, and mental stimulation. Older people can be neglected at home or in care homes and hospitals.
Sexual abuse is forcing an older person to take part in any sexual activity without their consent.
Psychological abuse is sometimes called emotional abuse and can take the form of threatening, bullying, isolating, shouting, blackmailing or blaming.
Physical abuse is the injury or mistreatment of an older person. It may be deliberate or accidental. Injuries may be concealed, as the abuser does not want others to know about the abuse.
Financial abuse is the most commonly reported form of abuse against older people. It can also often be identified as theft, fraud, forgery and embezzlement.