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#Elder Abuse

# elder-abuse - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Stan Lee's former business manager charged with elder abuse of Marvel Comics legend
# Los Angeles
# Los Angeles

Stan Lee's former business manager charged with elder abuse of Marvel Comics legend

May 14th 2019, 9:54 PM 30,377 Views 13 Comments

Los Angeles County prosecutors filed a range of charges against Keya Morgan last week.

# elder-abuse - Saturday 30 December, 2017

Nursing home staff member accused of 'squeezing resident's face and using abusive language'
# HIQA
# HIQA

Nursing home staff member accused of 'squeezing resident's face and using abusive language'

Dec 30th 2017, 12:05 AM 35,082 Views 52 Comments

The allegations are contained in documents released to TheJournal.ie under the Freedom of Information Act.

# elder-abuse - Sunday 15 October, 2017

'We need to lift the lid on financial abuse of older people'
# Elder Abuse
# Elder Abuse

'We need to lift the lid on financial abuse of older people'

Oct 15th 2017, 1:04 PM 16,363 Views 19 Comments

Research suggests that up to 10% of older adults may experience financial abuse.

# elder-abuse - Thursday 22 September, 2016

Grandparents living in fear of grandsons who are terrorising them in their own homes
# Courts
# Courts

Grandparents living in fear of grandsons who are terrorising them in their own homes

Sep 22nd 2016, 6:05 AM 28,682 Views 0 Comments

Two cases of alleged elder abuse appeared before Kildare’s family court this week.

# elder-abuse - Sunday 28 August, 2016

Nursing home staff used "foul and abusive language" to intimidate and threaten people
# Elder Abuse
# Elder Abuse

Nursing home staff used "foul and abusive language" to intimidate and threaten people

Aug 28th 2016, 8:00 AM 22,180 Views 19 Comments

Documents show a number of serious issues in relation to care at nursing homes across Ireland.

# elder-abuse - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Man (24) charged with supermarket attack on 78-year-old over Nutella samples
# Supermarket Swipe
# Supermarket Swipe

Man (24) charged with supermarket attack on 78-year-old over Nutella samples

Sep 23rd 2015, 8:09 PM 19,564 Views 19 Comments

Derrick Gharabighi faces 11 years in prison for allegedly punching 78-year-old Sahak Sahakian.

# elder-abuse - Friday 19 June, 2015

Niece suspected as thousands disappear from pensioner's account
# Elder Abuse
# Elder Abuse

Niece suspected as thousands disappear from pensioner's account

Jun 19th 2015, 6:12 AM 29,824 Views 13 Comments

This is just one example of elder abuse in Ireland.

# elder-abuse - Monday 1 September, 2014

Sons and daughters are the biggest perpetrators of elder abuse
# Awareness
# Awareness

Sons and daughters are the biggest perpetrators of elder abuse

Sep 1st 2014, 5:25 PM 14,355 Views 24 Comments

Over 2,400 cases of elder abuse were reported to the HSE last year.

# elder-abuse - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Opinion: Would you know if an older relative, friend or neighbour was being abused?
# Elder Abuse
# Elder Abuse

Opinion: Would you know if an older relative, friend or neighbour was being abused?

Jun 15th 2014, 8:30 AM 499 Views 23 Comments

Despite the caring, protective, respectful attitude Irish society likes to think it has towards older people, elder abuse is widespread.

# elder-abuse - Thursday 25 July, 2013

Most perpetrators of elder abuse are sons and daughters
# Abuse
# Abuse

Most perpetrators of elder abuse are sons and daughters

Jul 25th 2013, 11:34 AM 7,806 Views 32 Comments

Two-thirds of victims are female, while there is a higher abuse rate among the over 80s.

# elder-abuse - Saturday 15 June, 2013

Call for vigilance as elder abuse in Ireland on the increase
# Awareness
# Awareness

Call for vigilance as elder abuse in Ireland on the increase

Jun 15th 2013, 7:00 AM 6,260 Views 17 Comments

Last year, the HSE said that it had seen an increase of almost 10 per cent on referrals for elder abuse.

# elder-abuse - Tuesday 22 May, 2012

HSE reports 9 per cent increase in elder abuse referrals
# Elder Abuse
# Elder Abuse

HSE reports 9 per cent increase in elder abuse referrals

May 22nd 2012, 4:16 PM 1,524 Views 17 Comments

The majority of alleged victims were aged over 80, female, and had reportedly been neglected or abused by a relative.

# elder-abuse - Friday 24 June, 2011

Rostrevor House pays outstanding wages to all but one of its former staff
# Rostrevor
# Rostrevor

Rostrevor House pays outstanding wages to all but one of its former staff

Jun 24th 2011, 6:47 PM 3,857 Views 0 Comments

13 of the 14 employees who were due an average of €4,000 each get their money – the other one is the whistleblower.

# elder-abuse - Thursday 9 June, 2011