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Free Online Training Available to Front-line Practitioners

For extra support in this critical time, the Dewis Choice team is able to offer free online training to professionals. Contact Elize Freeman at hello@dewischoice.org.uk to book a session Coronavirus presents significant challenges to the health and wellbeing of the nation. For older people experiencing abuse by intimate partners or adult family members the current …

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“You’re not alone. We’re here for you and we can help and support you.”

22.04.2020 Organisations working to safeguard and protect people who experience abuse or are the victims of crime have joined forces to ensure that older people can get the support they need to keep them safe and protected during this difficult time. And they have a simple message for older people in Wales who may be …

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University offers free online training on domestic abuse during COVID-19

A research project based at Aberystwyth University is offering free online training to front-line practitioners across the United Kingdom dealing with cases of domestic abuse among older people during the current coronavirus lockdown. Based at the Centre for Age, Gender and Social Justice in the Department of Law & Criminology, the Dewis Choice project has …

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Transforming the Response to Domestic Abuse in Later Life Launch

A ground-breaking Welsh initiative, which supports older people who suffer domestic abuse and is set to be extended across the UK will present the debut of it’s next phase at The Angel Hotel Cardiff on Wednesday 19th February. The Dewis Choice project based at the Department of Law and Criminology at Aberystwyth University (2015-2019) involved …

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Transforming the Response to Domestic Abuse Petition update

A response was received from the Deputy Minister and the Chief Whip on the 3rd December 2019 and a response sent back which led to the petition being discussed again in the Senedd on the 21st January 2020. To view the petition being discussed follow this link, the discussion begins at 1:02:42 https://senedd.tv/Meeting/Archive/d7c560f8-671d-4dd4-aaec-4a06c8845e10?autostart=True# It was …

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Domestic Abuse Initiative goes UK wide

A ground breaking Welsh initiative that supports older people who suffer domestic abuse is set to be extended across the UK. The Dewis Choice project based at the Department of Law and Criminology at Aberystwyth University (2015-2019) involved co-produced research funded by National Lottery Community Fund.Hosted by the Centre for Age, Gender and Social Justice, …

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