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#Financial Abuse

# financial-abuse - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

Pensioners urged to exercise vigilance in use of 'temporary agents’ to pick up payments
# Financial Abuse
# Financial Abuse

Pensioners urged to exercise vigilance in use of 'temporary agents’ to pick up payments

Apr 14th 2020, 6:30 AM 16,845 Views 8 Comments

It is estimated internationally that between 10-20% of agents abuse their position.

# financial-abuse - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Elderly abuse victims are 'most likely to have been targeted by their sons or daughters'
# Family Issues
# Family Issues

Elderly abuse victims are 'most likely to have been targeted by their sons or daughters'

Jun 14th 2018, 9:27 AM 18,470 Views 35 Comments

A report has found that the number of men suffering from abuse increases three fold in the over 80s category.

# financial-abuse - Friday 20 October, 2017

'Up to 10% of older Irish people are victims of financial abuse'
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# Column

'Up to 10% of older Irish people are victims of financial abuse'

Oct 20th 2017, 7:00 AM 5,867 Views 11 Comments

We need to face up to the reality of this situation. Financial abuse can happen anyone, writes Eileen O’Callaghan.

# financial-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.

# financial-abuse - Monday 12 June, 2017

Almost 8,000 cases of adult abuse reported to HSE last year
# Physical
# Physical

Almost 8,000 cases of adult abuse reported to HSE last year

Jun 12th 2017, 7:39 AM 9,196 Views 3 Comments

The most common type of abuse among 18-64 years olds was physical 48%, psychological 24% and sexual abuse 11%.

# financial-abuse - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

Vast majority of elderly abuse is carried out by a close friend or family member
# Financial Abuse
# Financial Abuse

Vast majority of elderly abuse is carried out by a close friend or family member

Jun 15th 2016, 6:05 AM 11,685 Views 8 Comments

A new campaign aims to highlight the financial abuse of the elderly.

# financial-abuse - Monday 15 June, 2015

Elderly woman loses her home after letting her son move in after marriage breakdown
# Financial Abuse
# Financial Abuse

Elderly woman loses her home after letting her son move in after marriage breakdown

Jun 15th 2015, 4:45 PM 45,001 Views 46 Comments

The abuse includes demands for money, stealing of possessions and withholding money from older people.

# financial-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.