Welcome to Action on Elder Abuse CymruCymraeg Challenging, Preventing, Supporting 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. Sign up for our newsletter here AEA Cymru Homepage About AEA Cymru Who we are Our Staff What we do What is Elder Abuse? Campaigning World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Conferences and events Get involved Volunteer with us Fundraise for us Support our campaigns Membership Help in your area Helpline Resources and leaflets Other Organisations Practitioners AEA Resources How we help In Wales Our Staff in Wales Cymraeg Additional Links: About AEA Cymru Who we are Rachael Nicholson-Wright Director, AEA Cymru Rachael is responsible for the overall management of AEA Cymru, campaigning and media work, projects, conference organisation, training and events and developing new materials and services. Rachael’s remit includes influencing policy and practice in Wales, raising awareness about and challenging the abuse of vulnerable older adults at every level and campaigning to improve safeguards for all adults in Wales. Rachael grew up in the Vale of Glamorgan and is a qualified Probation Officer who trained in Bridgend and then worked in Cardiff, focusing on domestic abuse. She has also worked for Cardiff Children’s Services Intake and Assessment team and in the third sector in youth work, mental health and for Stonewall Cymru. Her first degree was in French Studies from the University of Manchester and she is now enjoying learning Welsh with Cardiff University’s School of Welsh. Rhiannon Robertson Services Coordinator, AEA Cymru Rhiannon is responsible for the management of the Elder Abuse Response Helpline in Wales, which includes recruiting, training and supporting victims. She also undertakes outreach work travelling across Wales to talk to community groups raising awareness about abuse and the support that AEA Cymru can offer. Prior to joining AEA Cymru she worked in the third sector for six years and has a strong background within domestic abuse. Her previous role saw her developing a charity within Wales and recruiting and training a strong volunteer force. Welsh is her first language and she is very passionate about a bilingual service for our callers in Wales.