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Abuse of Older Adults
The Northern Rivers Abuse of Older Adults Prevention Project was a community initiative funded by the Department of the Attorney General aimed at developing an interagency protocol and educational program to assist local service providers in responding to incidences of older adult abuse, and to increase public awareness of the nature, impact, and prevalence of elder abuse within the Northern Rivers region.
If you live in the Northern Rivers region of NSW and you would like to know information on who to contact regarding older adult abuse contact the Far North Coast Respite and Carelink Centre on 1800 052 222. If the situation is urgent and someone's life is in danger, please tell them to contact Police or Ambulance immediately on 000.