The HSE has produced a number of DVD and film resources that you may find useful if you are working with community groups or want further information about Elder Abuse.
DVD - Open Your Eyes to Elder Abuse in Your Community
An education and awareness DVD has been produced and distributed by the HSE. The DVD is also available to view on youtube.com/HSEIreland, click on the image or the link below to view the 8 part DVD online.
If you would like to order a copy of the DVD please contact us.
Open Your Eyes DVD Guidance Document.pdf (size 433.7 KB)
Open your Eyes to Elder Abuse Film Competition
In Autumn 2010 the HSE held a film competition to raise awareness of Elder Abuse. Judging of the films is complete and the following were chosen by the panel as the successful entries in the two categories. The Judging Panel included representatives from the HSE, Age Action, AnimoCommunications (award-winning media company), The Alzheimer’s Society of Ireland and George Hook, Broadcaster. The winners announced in 2011 were:
General Category Winners
1st Place Greg Mulcahyand Bernard O'Farrell
2nd Place Laurence O’Byrne and Stevie Russell
3rd Place Andrew T. Jordan
Education Category Winners
1st Place Tim Shearwood
2nd Place Aodha Molloy
3rd Place Jack Daniel-Dempsey
Once again the HSE would like to thank all those who entered the competition and, in particular, to congratulate the successful entrants.