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Covid-19 control measures will create a “pressure cooker” for the abuse of older people

Hourglass' CEO Richard Robinson made a statement for The National on the impact of new government measures on older people in Scotland, citing new research showing that 25% of people in Scotland fail to see “acts of domestic violence directed towards an older person” as abuse.


Scottish Parliament Justice Committee consider the abuse of older people

In February 2019, the Scottish Parliament Justice Committee began taking evidence on the nature, extent and prosecution of the abuse of older people.