#OkorNotOk Financial Abuse
This video is a training resource for service providers and professionals demonstrating how to respond when a carer is financially abusing an older person with dementia.
This video is a training resource for service providers and professionals that exemplifies the best practise response to cases of neglect towards an older person with dementia.
#OkorNotOk Physical Abuse
This video is a training resource that shows how to balance the rights of the carer and an older person with dementia, when physical abuse is involved.
12 Ideas and Links for Working and Caring
This article sites a 2014 survey which found that more than half of carers stopped working because of their caring role, but that doesn’t have to be the case.
5 Reasons Why Carers Don't Ask for Help
This article explains that carers cope best when they have help and support. In Australia, there are many services and supports ready to help you and the person you care for.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Carers
This article states that 12.4% of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population are carers, compared to 10.5% of the non-indigenous population.
Accessibility and Diversity
In this video, John Biswas explains how seniors from culturally and linguistic diverse (CALD) backgrounds can find it harder to access the support services available. He discusses how the Hunter CALD Elder Abuse Prevention Network (NSW) has resulted in a greater number of calls to the NSW Elder Abuse Prevention Helpline.
Acknowledgment of Carers
This article describes the effects of caring on carers such as the abuse they may experience. Details the struggles of older carers caring for a family member and outlines the need for addressing the abuse of carers as well as the abuse of the elderly.
Advance Care Planning Workbook
The Advance Care Planning Brochure can help older people think about what health care decisions they may need to make and how to discuss their wishes with carers, family and healthcare teams, to prevent elder abuse.
Carers NSW staff can help with information, support and referrals to support ageing carers. This includes carer information and referral service, emergency planning, future planning and respite.