A Fair Future for Older Women Who Experience Sexual Abuse
This report considers better ways to prevent and respond to the sexual abuse of older women at home and in residential aged care.
Domestic and Family Violence in Regional, Rural and Remote Communities
This article outlines the prevalence of domestic and family violence against women in rural and remote communities. It highlights that there may be a lack of understanding around the violence and the destructive view that these are "family problems" thus not to be talked about.
Elder Sexual Abuse
The Gold Coast Centre Against Sexual Violence created this brochure to provide information on understanding, recognising and responding to elder sexual abuse.
Financial Abuse and Family and Domestic Violence Policies
This industry report acknowledges that banks play a role in helping their customers with their financial matters. It provides guidance for banks to assist with developing internal policies and procedures with respect to responding and preventing elder financial abuse and domestic violence.
It Could Be You: Female, Single, Older and Homeless
This report documents a collaborative project which sought to integrate the experience of older women and their real stories of physical and sexual abuse.
Legal and Social Support
Scott McDougall explains, in an informative video, the elder abuse response model developed by the Caxton Legal Centre in Queensland. The model involves pairing a lawyer and a social worker (service provider) together to do outreach to a person's home.
Margarita's Film is a video developed with the purpose of educating service providers and community members about the transformative power of listening to older women, who have been sexually or physically abused.
National Plan to Respond to the Abuse of Older Australians (Elder Abuse) 2019-2023
All Governments in Australia agree that we must act now to do more to reduce the prevalence of abuse of older people. To understand how to prevent and respond to elder abuse this report was developed.
Policing and Prevention
A video of Supt. Robert Critchlow explaining how policing has changed over time, particularly around changing community views that elder abuse responses are "to be dealt with privately".
Preventing Sexual Abuse of Older Women
Dr Catherine Barrett and Di McLeod's slide presentation titled 'Sexual abuse of older women' addresses the role of aged care service providers in preventing this type of elder abuse.