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ELDERLY AND CRIME

Avoiding Scams – Smart ways to protect yourself

A downloadable booklet published by Age UK 2010


LINK: Age UK

An organisation which aims to improve later life for everyone through information and advice, campaigns, products, training and research


LINK: Age UK's Handyvan service

The Handyvan service operated in many parts of the UK and can help you to imporve your security.  Visit the site to see if they can help and what it will cost.


LINK: Action on Elder Abuse

Action on Elder Abuse (AEA) is a specialist charity organisation that operates across the United Kingdom. It also provides some support within Ireland.  They focus exclusively on the issue of elder abuse. AEA was established in 1993 by practitioners from health and social care, academics and representatives of the voluntary sector. They address abuse within people's own homes (whether by family, friends or paid staff), within sheltered housing, and within care homes and hospitals.


LINK: Liability for Elder Abuse

A site that provides legal guidance to victims living in the USA.


LINK: Alzheimer’s Society

A national based charity providing advice and support for people affected by dementia


LINK: Household Quotes

This very useful private UK website has been written for homeowners and tenants to help them avoid paying too much for jobs in the home. This link provides advice specifically for those supporting or suffering from dementia.

ENVIRONMENTAL STANDARDS 

ISO 14001: 2004  Environmental management system

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPROVEMENT (crime)

Link: Groundwork

A UK charity that works alongside communities, public bodies, private companies and voluntary sector organisations to improve local environments

Link: Groundwork USA

Link: Groundwork Japan

EXPLOSIVE RESISTANCE

BS EN13123-2:2004  Windows, doors and shutters. Explosion resistance. Requirements and classification. Range test


ISO/DIS 16933  Glass in building. Explosion-resistant security glazing. Test and classification by arena air-blast loading