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Safer Ageing In Bexhill

posted by Elizabeth Fox on 22 Jul 2022 at 8:57 am

Hello to all Bexhill residents.

I want to raise awareness of a new service for over 60's

Hourglass Safer Ageing:

Hourglass is the only charity in the UK specifically dedicated to calling time on the harm, abuse, and exploitation of older people across the United Kingdom. We offer a national and confidential 24/7 helpline for those experiencing or concerned about, the harm, abuse or exploitation of older people.

If you need help please call: 080 8808 8141

We also offer a range of other localised services which we have extended into Sussex, including our dedicated IDVA team who specialise in domestic abuse cases involving victims 60 and over, as well as a Community Hub, which acts a one-stop-shop for anyone who is concerned about the abuse of older people or needs advice about safer ageing. Demand for our services has increased significantly since the pandemic.

We can:
- Risk assessing your case
- Providing Advice and advocacy
- Assisting with writing complains
- Referrals to additional services
- Liaising with partner agencies
- Safety planning
- Housing advice
- Legal remedies
- Making injunctions
- Attending court
- Advocating on your behalf

We are also looking for volunteers for Bexhill area. If you want to become a volunteer for our befriending service or Helpline please get in contact!

Thank you

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