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#Elder Abuse

From TheJournal.ie Stan Lee's former business manager charged with elder abuse of Marvel Comics legend Los Angeles

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Nursing home staff member accused of 'squeezing resident's face and using abusive language' HIQA

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'We need to lift the lid on financial abuse of older people' Elder Abuse

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Grandparents living in fear of grandsons who are terrorising them in their own homes Courts

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Nursing home staff used "foul and abusive language" to intimidate and threaten people Elder Abuse

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Man (24) charged with supermarket attack on 78-year-old over Nutella samples Supermarket Swipe

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Niece suspected as thousands disappear from pensioner's account Elder Abuse

Niece suspected as thousands disappear from pensioner's account

This is just one example of elder abuse in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Sons and daughters are the biggest perpetrators of elder abuse Awareness

Sons and daughters are the biggest perpetrators of elder abuse

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

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Would you know if an older relative, friend or neighbour was being abused? Elder Abuse

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Most perpetrators of elder abuse are sons and daughters Abuse

Most perpetrators of elder abuse are sons and daughters

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

From TheJournal.ie Call for vigilance as elder abuse in Ireland on the increase Awareness

Call for vigilance as elder abuse in Ireland on the increase

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

From TheJournal.ie HSE reports 9 per cent increase in elder abuse referrals Elder Abuse

HSE reports 9 per cent increase in elder abuse referrals

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

From TheJournal.ie Rostrevor House pays outstanding wages to all but one of its former staff Rostrevor

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Gaddafi ordered campaign of mass rape, ICC claims; horrific allegations of abuse emerge at Rostrevor – and the most breathtaking picture from space you’ll see all day.