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The Stay Safe for Older Peo­ple por­tal WWW.STAYSAFE.SUP­PORT is a free in­for­ma­tion and re­source web­site sign­post­ing older peo­ple and their fam­ily, friends and car­ers, to the wealth of avail­able ex­pert ad­vice and sup­port – rang­ing from safety in the home to avoid­ance of scams – un­der one easy-to-use um­brella site. It cov­ers top­ics rang­ing from ac­ci­dent pre­ven­tion and keep­ing your home en­vi­ron­ment safe to man­ag­ing med­i­ca­tion and first aid through to frauds, hoaxes and hoard­ing – with con­tri­bu­tions from ex­perts like RoSPA, Age UK and Trad­ing Stan­dards Scams and Fraud. Dame Es­ther Rantzen said, “It is re­ally im­por­tant that older peo­ple are given the con­fi­dence to en­joy life with­out fear­ing ac­ci­dents or swin­dles which make them and their fam­i­lies anx­ious about their safety.”

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