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I’m worried that an elderly person I know is being abused. What can I do?
Domestic elder abuse can be reported to the domestic violence advice and reporting centre Veilig Thuis.
What is elder abuse?
Elder abuse is not only physical or psychological. It also includes neglect, financial exploitation and sexual abuse.
What are the signs of elder abuse?
Elder abuse is not only physical or psychological maltreatment. It also includes things like financial exploitation.
Can I safely order medicines online without a prescription from an online doctor?
You cannot get prescription medicines without a prescription. You cannot get prescription medicines from a doctor you do not know.
Why is it better to get medicines on prescription from a doctor or pharmacy?
You can trust prescription medicines from a dispensing doctor or pharmacist. And they are usually reimbursed by your insurer.
What are the risks of falsified medicines?
The quality and safety of falsified medicines is very unreliable. These medicines can seriously damage your health.
How do I check whether an online medicine supplier can be trusted?
Look for the logo when you order medicines online. And check whether you need a prescription.
How have care and support been organised?
The Dutch government changed the way it organises care in 2015, in order to stop care becoming too expensive.
Where can I make a complaint about the CAK or care administration office?
Complaints about the Central Administration Office (CAK) should be sent to the CAK itself. Send a complaint about a care ...
What should you do if you are not sure how to arrange for care or support?
Go to the website Wlz-overgangsrecht.nl (in Dutch) to find out what to do.