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  1. Three elderly abandoned and more mistreated

    Posted Mar 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Three elderly people were abandoned by relatives in Hong Kong last year and abuse cases of the elderly increased 15 per cent to 368- but a welfare group says this is just 'the tip of the iceberg'. Against Elderly ...

  2. Abuse of the elderly rising, group warns

    Posted Feb 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung A welfare group yesterday called for urgent action to help stop abuse of elderly people following a rise in its caseload of nearly 40 per cent. Against Elderly Abuse handled 1,570 cases last year- an average of about four cases a day. This w ...

  3. More than 1,900 abuse cases last year

    Posted Feb 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang The number of cases reported to Against Elderly Abuse rose to 1,918 last year, a 7.8 per cent increase on 2008. More than half involved obtaining money by deception, while about 30 per cent of the cases were verbal abuse. The non-governmental ...



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