Action on Elder Abuse Scotland has a range of free information booklets, which you can either download here or e-mail us and we'll post them out to you.

Keeping safe from harm and abuse 

(AEA Scotland and Age Scotland)

This booklet is useful for older people concerned about harm, abuse or neglect, and gives information on:

  • different types of harm and abuse
  • tips on protecting yourself
  • what you can do if you're experiencing harm, abuse or neglect.
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Are you worried an older person is being harmed or abused?  

(AEA Scotland and Age Scotland)

This booklet is useful for anyone concerned about an older person, and gives information on:

  • different types of harm and abuse
  • helping you understand why they may be reluctant to tell someone what is happening
  • what you can do to help them.

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Spotting the signs of harm, abuse and neglect

This booklet provides information on the various types of elder abuse, including physical, sexual, financial, psychological and neglect.

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Taking action against financial harm & exploitation 

This booklet provides information on:

  • protecting yourself from financial harm and exploitation
  • spotting if someone might be experiencing it
  • what you can do if you've been affected
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