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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2023

To mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day we have updated our elder abuse awareness with new graphics, videos and publications.

WEAAD is an international awareness day to raise awareness about elder abuse and offer support to older people in need. This year, we're expanding our awareness campaign to span the entire month of June.

Videos on the spotting the signs of abuse 

We have developed three short videos on the signs of elder abuse:

Hidden harm looks at the signs of psychological abuse:

Don’t look away considers neglect of older people:

Spotting the signs financial abuse discusses common red flags:

View all our elder abuse awareness videos on YouTube

New Digital Resources

We have updated our digital resources with new email signatures, website graphics, and social media graphics. These have been specifically designed for various platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.

They are free to use on your own website or social media channels under Crown Copyright.

Download the new elder abuse digital resources

New publications

We have also launched two new publications on psychological abuse, and neglect.

Find out more about our new elder abuse publications

These guides and other resources including posters, leaflets, and wallet cards – are available to order free from Bluestar.

Order our elder abuse awareness resources