Watch and Listen

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, click on the image or the link below to view the 8 part DVD online.

Link to Open Your Eyes Video - Roger and Grainne Part 1

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.