More cases of psychological and emotional abuse seen amid Covid-19 pandemic: MSF

Uncertainties resulting from the Covid-19 situation could have contributed to the increase.
Uncertainties resulting from the Covid-19 situation could have contributed to the increase.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - When a man in his 70s ended up in a hospital here after a fall, staff initially suspected elder neglect.

The case was then referred to Care Corner Project StART, Care Corner Singapore's unit which specialises in abuse cases involving vulnerable persons.

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