Age UK: Care services must report abuse

It should be the responsibility of care providers to report neglect of older people to social services, Stephen Lowe of Age UK has told ITV News.

"It's down to services to make people feel confident that they won't face reprisals," he said.

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'Disturbing' elderly abuse rise

There has been a "disturbing" rise in the number of reports of suspected abuse of vulnerable older people, a charity has warned. Charity Age UK said that any sort of abuse against the elderly is "unacceptable".