‘Lid must be lifted’ on Financial Abuse of vulnerable adults

Ball on Adult Hands

October 16, 2017: The lid must be lifted to root out financial abuse of vulnerable adults in Ireland – and safeguarding legislation put in place to tackle it. That’s according to the National Safeguarding Committee (NSC) which today kicked off a nationwide public awareness campaign to encourage greater vigilance among the State, Financial and Nursing […]

Almost 8,000 cases of adult abuse concerns reported

Abuse Adult Safeguarding

June 12, 2017: Almost 8,000 cases of alleged abuse or neglect of adults were reported to the HSE in 2016 – the first-time annual figures for reported abuse of adults have been recorded. The figures record instances of alleged abuses or neglect of adults reported to the HSE and the main categories experienced were physical, […]

Public believes abuse of vulnerable adults is widespread

11 April, 2017: Half of all Irish adults say they have experienced the abuse of vulnerable adults either through being abused themselves or seeing somebody close to them abused, according to the results of new research being published today. The research, commissioned from Red C by the National Safeguarding Committee, shows widespread public concern that […]

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