Welcome to Action on Elder Abuse Scotland

Action on Elder Abuse in 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

PPT logo 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.

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  • Get involved or support us

    If you'd like to get involved with our work in Scotland, or provide invaluable support, click here to find out more. Read more

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  • I need help or advice

    Information and advice for anyone concerned about harm, abuse or neglect of an older person in Scotland. You can also find details of the Elder Abuse (Scotland) Helpline here. Read more

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  • Information for professionals

    Information and resources for anyone working with older people who may be at risk of harm or abuse. You can also find out about our events and training opportunities in Scotland. Read more