Actions to Support Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Gender Diverse and Intersex Elders
This plan aims to assist providers in identifying actions they could take to deliver more inclusive and culturally appropriate services for consumers. It acknowledges that there is no 'one-size-fits-all’ approach to diversity, and that each provider will be starting from a different place and operating in a different context.
Actions to Support Older Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People
Actions to support older Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people addresses the challenges experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in accessing the aged care system, and having the full diversity of their needs met, wherever they live. This plan aims to assist providers in identifying actions they could take to deliver more inclusive and culturally appropriate services for consumers.
Elder Abuse and People From An Aboriginal Background
Anecdotal evidence suggests abuse of older Aboriginal people is on the increase. Risk factors such as the rising prevalence of substance misuse across Aboriginal communities and poor social and emotional wellbeing have meant that the actions young Aboriginal people may often be the cause of harm, mistreatment and elder abuse.
No More Humbug: Reducing Aboriginal Financial Elder Abuse in the Kimberley
Kimberley Community Legal Services (KCLS), in partnership with local Aboriginal research consultancy Kimberley Jiyigas, today released “No More Humbug”, the first-ever detailed study of financial elder abuse specifically in remote towns and Aboriginal communities. The report is available in English and Kriol.
Preventing and Reducing Alcohol and Other Drug-Related Harm Among Older People
The Preventing and reducing alcohol-and other drug-related harm among older people: a practical guide for health and welfare professionals resource is a practical guide for health professionals, who are faced with the challenges of alcohol and other drug (ADO) use among older Australians.
Supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Carers
Unpaid family carers come from all walks of life and help the people they care for in many different ways. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians are more likely to care for another person with a disability, long-term illness or ageing related problem than non-Indigenous Australians.