Practice Guidance

Domestic abuse between older couples: quick guide

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Introduction

Key messages It is vital that domestic abuse is not seen as something different just because the victim is older. Don’t assume that injuries, unhappiness, depression or confusion are the result of age-related conditions, or that intimate partner abuse lessens as people age and that older men cannot be a serious threat particularly if they […]

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