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Useful Information and Resources

Here you will find a range of useful information and resources that can help to protect you, or the people you care about, from abuse, crime and scams. You can also visit the Abuse Support Directory to find support in your local area, or details of national organisations and specialist services.


Get Help Stay Safe - Older People's Commissioner for Wales

This leaflet provides details about where people can go for help and support, the signs of abuse they should be looking out for, and what to do if they are concerned about someone else. 

Download Get Help Stay Safe

Get Help Stay Safe (Audio Version)

Get Help Stay Safe (BSL Version)


Hourglass Cymru

These information leaflets from Hourglass Cymru (formerly Action on Elder Abuse) provide a wide range of abuse about different types of abuse, and details of where you can get help and support.

Download Keeping you and you loved ones safe from physical abuse

Download Keeping you and you loved ones safe from sexual abuse

Download Keeping you and you loved ones safe from psychological abuse

Download Keeping you and your loved ones safe from financial abuse

Download Keeping you and your loved ones safe from neglect


Safeguarding older people in Wales from abuse and neglect - Age Cymru

This factsheet provides information on safeguarding in Wales – including relevant legislation, statutory guidance and policies – together with practical steps that can be taken to stop abuse.

Download Safeguarding older people in Wales from abuse and neglect


Are you or your loved ones being targeted by scams? - Friends Against Scams

This leaflet provides information about how to manage finances and avoid scams for people at risk and those who support them. 

Download Are you or your loved ones being targeted by scams?


Get Safe Online

Get Safe Online provides practical advice on how to protect yourself, your computers and mobile devices against fraud, identity theft, viruses and many other problems encountered online. It also contains guidance on many other related subjects too including performing backups and how to avoid theft or loss of your computer, smartphone or tablet.

Visit getsafeonline.org


Action Fraud

Action Fraud provides a wide range of information and resources about how to recognise fraud and scams, including an A to Z of fraud and information on how protect yourself. You can also use the Action Fraud website to report fraud or scams. 

Visit the Action Fraud Website