Apr 18, 2016

The handbook Elder Abuse, Context and Theory in online

The handbook ‘Elder Abuse, Context and Theory – Finland, Ireland, Italy and Romania’ explores the topic of elder abuse from the perspective of four countries, Finland, Ireland, Italy and Romania. The book represents one of a number of resources being developed as part of an Erasmus Plus funded project called Socio-Drama Tackling Ageism, Preventing Abuse (S.T.Age). ‘Elder Abuse, Context and Theory – Finland, Ireland, Italy and Romania’, provides an overview of elder abuse from the perspective of the four countries....

Mar 14, 2016

YearsAhead – Ageism is UNACCEPTABLE

Share a photo that presents a positive image of ageing - one that reflects most people's experience and signals the way we all want to live life as we age! If you are an older person: submit a photo of yourself celebrating that you are #YearsAhead.

Feb 02, 2016

On line the project leaflet

Online the leaflet of the project. Easy to print and share!

Jan 20, 2016

Work in progress

WS1 is ongoing… Partners are researching scope, characteristics and risk factors of elder abuse in institutions in the different partner countries, to set theoretical background underlying the approach taken in the project.

Dec 09, 2015

Rape of Older People In The United Kingdom: Challenging The ‘Real Rape’ Stereotype

Despite extensive research on rape and sexual violence, there exists an important gap in knowledge around older victims. This gap exists in relation to national statistics (the Crime Survey for England and Wales has an upper age limit of 59 for intimate violence), and by both criminologists and gerontologists. This research used an under-utilized method by criminologists—freedom of information requests to police forces.