If you, or someone you know, is experiencing or at risk of elder abuse and neglect, Tipu Ora is here to help and support you.
Direct assistance for older people and their families/whanau experiencing abuse and neglect.
An immediate response as soon as possible following a referral to our service (we will contact the referrer within the set time frame depending on the level of risk in order to determine the best approach to supporting the older person).
Interventions that are culturally responsive.
Support to prevent re-victimisation.
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The Tipu Ora Elder Abuse Rapid Response (EARR) service is a free service currently being delivered in Whakatane District, Western Bay of Plenty District and Taupo District to address the immediate needs of older people (65 and over) experiencing, or at risk of, abuse and neglect.
If you have concerns regarding a family/whanau member, neighbour, friend, colleague or client get in touch with our team today.
If you believe someone is in immediate danger it is your responsibility to immediately call 111.
Tipu Ora provides a wide range of primary health, social and education services accessible to all people living in the Central North Island.
The Tipu Ora Elder Abuse Rapid Response (EARR) Service began operating in July 2017 as the regional provider of elder abuse and neglect response services in the Whakatane District, Western Bay of Plenty District and Taupo District.