Half a million older people are believed to be neglected or abused - sexually, physically, emotionally or financially - at any one time in the UK, according to a new survey for Help the Aged.

The survey shows that more than a third of people have not heard of elder abuse before and almost a quarter admit they would not be able to recognise if an older person they know was being abused.

Today the charity has launched a national campaign, 'Enough is Enough', urging everyone to learn the signs of abuse and how to take action.

Read more here

Half a million older people are believed to be neglected or abused - sexually, physically, emotionally or financially - at any one time in the UK, according to a new survey for Help the Aged.

The survey shows that more than a third of people have not heard of elder abuse before and almost a quarter admit they would not be able to recognise if an older person they know was being abused.

Today the charity has launched a national campaign, 'Enough is Enough', urging everyone to learn the signs of abuse and how to take action.

Read more here