Welcome to Action on Elder Abuse Northern Ireland The Adult Safeguarding Charity Action on Elder Abuse (AEA) Northern Ireland is a specialist charity working to protect older people from all forms of abuse and neglect. We support those experiencing (or at risk of) abuse, as well as raising awareness and advocating for effective prevention. We're part of the organisation Action on Elder Abuse, who work across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. We were the first charity to address elder abuse and remain the only charity in the United Kingdom working exclusively on the issue today. We have the expertise to support victims, their families, and those who care for them. Call our Northern Ireland Helpline for confidential advice and support 080 8808 8141 Latest news: Public perceptions of elder abuse - have your say! Positive Ageing Month has arrived - see all dates here Northern Ireland Homepage About Us Our Staff Our Volunteers Contact us What we do What is elder abuse? Conferences and Events Helpline NI Information and Resources Campaigning NI Tell your story to the media Practitioners Information and Resources Conferences and Events Campaigns Other useful resources and links WEAAD 2018 Across the world people are preparing for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) - will you join them? On 15th June each year people come together to send out a clear message - that the abuse of older people will not be tolerated. We want an end to the assault, neglect, abuse and intimidation of our older generation. The message resonates right around the world and does make a difference! In the UK we have care providers, health providers, council teams, doctors, nurses, solicitors, police and firefighters, schools, colleges, voluntary groups and members of the public, all joining in. Will you help too? You can also help by making a Promise: The PROMISE I make today to older people And to the future generations who follow them Today, tomorrow and forever For you. And for me. I promise...to prevent and stop elder abuse wherever I can I promise...to never knowingly break the trust of an older person I promise...to learn as much as possible about elder abuse I promise...to educate work colleagues, friends and family about elder abuse Download your promise here and email it to [email protected] You can also take a picture holding up your promise and put it on Facebook or Twitter using #IPromise, don't forget to Tweet us @AEA_NIreland We will list your commitment on our special website page, and send you a certificate of commitment for your wall.