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Resources outlining local and national responses to elder abuse

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Infographic

5 Step Approach Responding to Elder Abuse

Government of Western Australia

An infographic detailing a five step approach responding to elder abuse.

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Report

A Fair Future for Older Women Who Experience Sexual Abuse

Australian Association of Gerontology

This report considers better ways to prevent and respond to the sexual abuse of older women at home and in residential aged care. 

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ABA Elder Abuse Campaign

Australian Banking Association

This Australian Banking Association tool outlines the ability of a Power of Attorney to steal from vulnerable adults to help the community understand types of elder abuse. It also provides a petition to stop elder financial abuse by calling on the Government to establish nationally consistent laws to the Power of Attorney register. 

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Report

Abuse of Older People of CALD Background

Ethnic Communities Council of NSW

This report to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety offers comments by large multicultural groups into their treatment in aged care homes and the recommendations made to improve standards for culturally and linguistically diverse people (CALD) and understanding of elder abuse.

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Addressing and Preventing Elder Abuse

Office of the Public Advocate Victoria

The Office of the Public Advocate offers their position in an article, seeking national reforms to address, respond and prevent elder abuse. 

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Brochure

Advance Care Planning Workbook

Central Coast Local Health District

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. 

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Age Friendly SA Strategy

Government of South Australia

This report describes community strategies in South Australia to address a growing aged community and how we can continue to work prevent and reduce elder abuse. 

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Aged Care Clinical Guide (Silver Book) - Part B, Abuse of Older People

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP)

A tool for General Practitioners on the subject of abuse  understanding and preventing of older people. Produced by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) and commonly known as the Silver Book, this is one of the RACGP’s flagship clinical resources.

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Alan's Story

ADA Australia

This video shows the real story of Alan, who is a disabled older men living in residential care who needed help to access services that would enable him to increase his mobility and prevent elder abuse. 

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Policy

Australia's National Plan

Attorney-General's Department

Outlines the Government's policy to understand, reduce and prevent cases of elder abuse through identifying multiple priority areas and subsequent initiatives to tackle elder abuse nationwide.

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