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Action on Elder Abuse Scotland 2019 conference

This year's conference will take place on Wednesday 4th September at the Hilton Hotel (William Street) in Glasgow. Our keynote speaker is Humza Yousaf MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Justice. Bookings now open - find out more here.

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Find out about exhibition stall and sponsorship opportunities - very reasonable rates for a high profile conference!

Previous events

Safety & well-being: What's important to older people?

Free event (with lunch & entertainment)

Friday 30th November, 10.30am - 1.00pm:(Double Tree by Hilton - Queensferry Crossing)

This is a free event aimed at older people, and those supporting or working with older people across Scotland. Come along to share your views about issues that concerns you, and your suggestions for improvements in relation to:

  • safety in your home and in your community
  • scams and other forms of abuse or exploitation affecting older people
  • how to best support and protect older people experiencing loneliness and/or isolation

Find out more here.

Action on Elder Abuse Scotland national conference (in association with SACRO)

'Abuse of Older People: Who does it & why'

A preventative approach to elder abuse 

Our 2018 conference took place on 3rd September 2018. Check back soon for a report of the conference. In the meantime, watch our news feature on the conference and our push for tougher prosecutions on BBC Reporting Scotland

Speakers included:

  • Christina McKelvie MSP - Minister for Older People and Equalities
  • Lynn Harrison - Lynn will tell her aunt's story of serious elder abuse, and Lynn's fight for justice
  • Professor Alan Clarke - Dewis Choice (Building Justice Options with Older People) 
  • Gareth Wilks, Disclosure Scotland
  • Angela Voulgari, SACRO