Elder abuse: Many people committing financial abuse unintentionally, MP says

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  • Could you be abusing your elderly relatives without realising it?

A WA politician says many people are unintentionally breaking the law by taking financial advantage of their older relatives.

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Greens MP Alison Xamon, the deputy chair of the parliamentary committee investigating elder abuse, said some people did not realise what they were doing was unacceptable and illegal.

Aged Hands 2b“People that have managed to get control of their parents’ finances, for example, who just say ‘oh no, Mum and Dad would have liked me to have a little bit of money here, or they would have liked it if I…

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