Welcome to Action on Elder Abuse Scotland 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 UK-wide organisation, Action on Elder Abuse - the only charity in the UK working on this issue exclusively today. Highlight: We're looking for volunteers - find out more! "On behalf of my dad and family, we would just like to say thank you for pointing me towards AEA Scotland. They have given our family such support at a time when we felt helpless" Just some of the feedback from one of our Helpline callers - our Helpline really makes a difference to the lives of older people! Call our Scottish Helpline Find out about 'The Fife Natter' project 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 Safety & Well-being: What's important to older people? Free event (with lunch & entertainment) St Andrews Day, Friday 30th November, 10.30am - 1.00pm (Double Tree by Hilton - Queensferry Crossing, North Queensferry) We are grateful to the Scottish Government for supporting this event Come along to share your views about issues that concern 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 This is a free event aimed at older people, and those supporting or working with older people across Scotland. The programme will include: Action on Elder Abuse Scotland: find out about our work and services, including our new Recovery Project and opportunities for volunteering with us A family perspective: Mary Moultrie will discuss her elderly mother's experience of financial abuse within the family, and her views on how we can better safeguard older people's finances Group discussion: your opportunity to share your views and help shape developments to better support older people in Scotland Scottish music to celebrate St Andrews Day: Accordion & Fiddle group - "Buttons and Bows" Information stalls and networking Lunch Information stalls will include Trading Standards, Solicitors for Older People Scotland, Contact the Elderly, Samaritans, RBS, Circles Advocacy, Fife Council and Ex-PG. Transport costs We really want as many people to attend as possible; especially those that would not otherwise be able to. Although we only have a small funding pot we are happy to consider reasonable travel costs of older people and carers on a first-come first-served basis. Please confirm with us before arranging. We would encourage the use of public transport or share cars/taxis as much as possible. Would you like to attend? If you'd like to come along, you can either complete the registration form here, or call or e-mail Brian Rapley to confirm your attendance, and information on your dietary or access requirements: Tel: 07496 323 801 E-mail: [email protected] Travel information You can find travel information for the hotel here.