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Elder Abuse Helpline

Published date: 04/03/2018
Modified date: 30/03/2018
  • Location: Nationwide, New Zealand

24 hours, 7 days per week.

Elder Abuse helpline connects registered nurses who can advise with information and support about elder abuse.

Types of elder abuse:

Psychological Abuse - ridicule or threats, harassment or humiliation, preventing choice or decision-making, withholding affection.

Financial Abuse - unauthorised taking of money or possessions, misuse of power of attorney, failure to repay loans, use of home and/or utilities without contributing to costs, scams that rely on establishing a relationship with the older person with the intention of exploiting their savings and/or assets, e.g. romance scams.

Physical Abuse - hitting, pushing, rough handling, over-medication, inappropriate use of restraints or confinement.

Neglect - inadequate food, clothing or shelter, lack of social contact or support, health needs not attended to.

Sexual Abuse - inappropriate touching, sexual acts with someone unable to give consent.

Institutional Abuse - lack of respect for a person’s culture or customs, inappropriate rationing of continence products, inflexible routines e.g. breakfast at 8 am in the dining room.


Age Range(s): Aged (60-99 yrs)
Gender: Both
Ethnicity: All
Cost of Service: Free Service

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