Older people who experience domestic abuse need support
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Older people who experience domestic abuse need support

Petra Kendall-Raynor Freelance journalist

The UK charity SafeLives has highlighted the need for services to be targeted on this ‘hidden’ group

In a report called Safe Later Lives, the charity SafeLives reveals that approximately 120,000 over-65s will have experienced abuse in the past year and older victims experience abuse for twice as long as those who are younger before seeking help.

Nursing Older People. 29, 1, 8-9. doi: 10.7748/nop.29.1.8.s7

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