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Research & Reports

A directory of elder abuse research, reports and findings

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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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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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Abuse of Older People: A Community Response

Seniors Rights Service

This report sets out priorities that need to be embraced by policy-makers and governments to effectively respond to and reduce the risk of elder abuse in Australian society. These priorities were developed based on community research. 

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ADACAS 2019 Report

ADACAS

The ACT Disability, Aged and Carer Advocacy Service 2019 report and statistical analysis describes the work of the organisation to provide support to older people and carers at risk or experiencing abuse. 

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Age-Friendly Canberra - A Vision for Our City

ACT Government Community Services

This report written by the Australian Capital Territory Minister for Seniors, Veterans and Professionals, this report describes the future plans by the ACT Government to improve the quality of life, including preventing elder abuse, for older people in the ACT. 

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Aged Care in South Australia

The University of Adelaide

This report provides a snapshot of aged care in South Australia including demographics and predictions for the future. 

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Assisting Families with Ageing-Related Relationship Issues

Australian Institute of Family Studies

This discussion article explores Relationship Australia's response to the ageing of Australia's population, understanding of and preventing elder abuse.  

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Better Place Report

Better Place

A statistical report and review of Better Place Australia's work to reduce, respond to and prevent cases of elder abuse through advocacy. 

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Carers Tasmania report

Carers Tasmania

This tool outlines the work of Carers Tasmania in providing support for the carers of older people. 

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Conceptualising the Nature of Abuse

CAXTON Legal Centre

This discussion report explores how the diversity of individuals, families and communities shapes what is acceptable and unacceptable 'influence'. They will consider the effects of influence and shame in informing our understanding of abuse of older people. 

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