Victorian Government

The Victorian Government’s Elder abuse prevention and response guidelines for action 2012 – 2014 outline the government’s priorities, actions and measures to help protect the safety and well being of older Victorians.

With respect to age – 2009, Victorian Government practice guidelines for health services and community agencies for the prevention of elder abuse has broad multi sector and multi discipline application providing practical guidance for managers, workers and practitioners in health services and community agencies.

For information on the services and support available to help protect the rights of older people visit the Your rights section of the Seniors online website.

Elder abuse prevention online professional education training is now available. This training is free and takes approximately 1.5 to 2 hours to complete. You can access the training at