Ep32 Sergeant Kimberley Richter
Crime Prevention Co-ordinator
Crime Prevention and Elder Abuse: Tips for Seniors to Stay Safe
In this podcast episode, Sergeant Kimberley Richter from Gateway District Crime Prevention Unit in Brisbane provides practical advice and tools for seniors to protect themselves in and out of their homes. The fear of crime can have a significant impact on the quality of life for older adults, and it's essential for them to recognise risky situations and take precautions to protect themselves and their property. The podcast covers topics such as improving home security, personal safety when out and about, and the benefits of personal alarms and safety devices. Additionally, the episode discusses how to detect, prevent and intervene in cases of elder abuse, including the common signs and indicators of abuse and effective prevention strategies.