- Adult Safeguarding
- Scams, Doorstep crime
- No Guidance Required
Level of Complexity:
- Differentiation applies depending on the audience
- Trainer to develop the questions accordingly
- Older adult with mobility issues living alone
- Older adult becomes a repeat victim of doorstep crime
- Older adult left feeling scared and vulnerable in own home
- Distraction burglary
- Victim isolation
- Victim vulnerability
- Emotional side effects of been a victim of scams including loneliness and embarrassment
- To have an increased knowledge and awareness of doorstep crime
- To understand the impact of crime on the physical and mental wellbeing of victims
- To discuss ways to recognise potential victims and to support victims
- How did the criminals know that the door was left unlocked?
- Were any of the callers genuine? Was ID obtained from any of the visitors to the house?
- What could have been done to prevent this from happening?
- Who is responsible for the situation?
- Could this happen to someone without mobility problems?
- Everyone working with older adults
- Police community support officers
- Voluntary and community groups
- Elected council members
- One to one
- Group training
- Awareness event
- Clarify where to report and how to report if there is a suspicion that someone is a victim or potential victim of scams
- Produce a flyer of organisations in the local area who could help with people suffering from loneliness