Welcome to Action on Elder Abuse Scotland Challenging harm & abuse of older people Action on Elder Abuse (AEA) Scotland works to protect older people from harm, abuse and neglect. We support those experiencing (or at risk of) harm, as well as raising awareness and advocating effective prevention. We’re part of the organisation, Action on Elder Abuse, who work across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, and we were the first charity to address elder abuse and the only charity in the UK working on the issue exclusively today. Call our Scottish Helpline for confidential advice & support 080 8808 8141 Highlight: Watch us on BBC Reporting Scotland calling for tougher prosecutions for elder abuse Also: People's Postcode Trust grant for our Elder Abuse Recovery Project - now taking referrals People’s Postcode Trust is a grant-giving charity funded entirely by players of People’s Postcode Lottery. Our project received £6,480 from the Trust toward our Elder Abuse Recovery Project in Fife. Find out about the People's Postcode Lottery here. Back to main home page AEA Scotland home page About AEA Scotland Who we are Our staff Our volunteers Our supporters Contact AEA Scotland How we help In Scotland A second successful conference for AEA Scotland AEA Scotland national conference (in association with Scottish Care) 'Choice, Empowerment, Protection... Can We Achieve Them All?' A human-rights based approach to supporting, empowering and protecting older people 27th October 2017, Glasgow We held our second national conference on Friday 27th October in Glasgow, co-chaired by AEA Scotland's Trustees: Ronnie Barnes and Glenda Watt. The conference was a huge success, attended by around 140 people, including 8 stall holders. The day included a combination of presentations, a debate, and 5 workshops focusing on a range of themes. We discussed a range of issues, including: whether or not current measures for protecting vulnerable adults in Scotland contain appropriate safeguards and promote individual empowerment managing tensions between individual autonomy and adult support and protection facilitating and promoting human rights in challenging economic circumstances in health and social care balancing human rights and risks in care delivery advocacy and empowerment tackling financial harm in a familial context supporting those who self-neglect or hoard If you'd like to purchase the conference papers, please contact Melissa Grant ([email protected]).