SCLT Charity Trains Local Professionals in Elder Abuse Identification & Support
Wednesday 5th December 2018 has seen SCLT senior volunteer Jon Williams attending a specially arranged training day for local professional services workers at the Bridges Centre in Monmouth, where he provided an in-depth presentation to the gathered social workers, local authority staff and others, on the subject of identifying the signs that an older person may be the victom of financial abuse from frauds and scams.
Jon's keynote presentation also focused upon steps that can be taken by carers and professionals to raise awareness within the senior community to help empower elder citizens to protect themselves, as well as being able to keep an eye out for the friends, neighbours and relatives.
Following his keynote presentation Jon commented "Today has been a great opportunity to share the financial abuse message with a wide audience of professionals, who will be able to share this information with the many, vulnerable citizens that they encounter every day as part of their duties. The wat against senior focused fraud will take all of us working togther, no matter what jobs we hold, to ensure the safety of our senior citizens!"