Elder abuse going unreported: Council on the Ageing

The Council on the Ageing is calling for authorities to do more to encourage elderly people to speak up if they're being abused in their own homes. A New South Wales Upper House inquiry is looking into the physical, financial and psychological abuse against vulnerable elderly people. The council says it's a huge issue that goes largely unreported.

ABC NewsABC Radio (19-Nov-2015)

Released: 20-Nov-2015

The Council on the Ageing is calling for authorities to do more to encourage elderly people to speak up if they're being abused in their own homes. A New South Wales Upper House inquiry is looking into the physical, financial and psychological abuse against vulnerable elderly people. The council says it's a huge issue that goes largely unreported.

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