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|Abuse of Older Adults: Reports|
Abuse of Older Adults in the Northern Rivers of NSW: Community Awareness Survey
A community awareness survey about the abuse of older adults in the Northern Rivers of NSW was completed by one hundred and twenty-nine participants ranging in age from 18 to 85. Most respondents came from the Grafton, Tweed, Alstonville and Ballina areas.
More than ninety per cent of respondents had completed tertiary or secondary education and reported income levels ranging from less than $10,000 to more than $90,000 with the majority falling between $10,000 and $30, 000. More than seventy per cent of respondents reported having contact with older persons on a weekly basis.
Abuse of Older Adults in the Northern Rivers of NSW: Service Provider Survey