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Factsheet on Protecting Yourself from Financial Abuse

Australian Banking Association

This factsheet describes what financial abuse is, signs of financial abuse and the necessary helplines and prevention steps to take in the event of financial abuse. 

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Setting Up Power of Attorney to Help Manage Your Banking Needs

Australian Banking Association

This factsheet informs older people what is involved when setting up a Power of Attorney, and specifically their roles and responsibilities, to help prevent elder abuse.

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Charter of the Rights and Freedoms of Vulnerable Adults

SA Adult Safeguarding Unit

This charter bases itself on the International Human Rights Principles and outlines the actions of the Safeguarding Unit in response to a claim of abuse or neglect. This factsheet provides a guide for actions to prevent, identity and respond to abuse or neglect. 

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Where can you Report Elder Abuse?

Office for the Ageing SA Health

Informative factsheet describing the options available to report elder abuse, who to contact and when to involve the police when responding to elder abuse, in South Australia. 

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Getting Help from the Seniors Rights and Advocacy Service

Legal Aid WA

A factsheet on how The Seniors Rights and Advocacy Service helps older Western Australians to safeguard their rights and prevent elder abuse. 

WA
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Elder Abuse ACT Responses and Policies

Public Trustee and Guardian ACT

The Public Trustee and Guardian for the Australian Capital Territory developed this factsheet it's concerns about elder abuse and seeks to play a role in our community to prevent, understand and mitigate such abuse. 

ACT
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Aged Care for LGBTI Elders

My Aged Care

This factsheet describes the aged care services available, eligibility, how to access services and more for LGBTI+ elders.

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Resolving Complaints and Concerns

Office of the Public Guardian NT

This factsheet provides information into how concerns will be heard by the Northern Territory Public Guardian and the steps the Guardian will take to respond to a concern of elder abuse.

NT
Policies, Legislation & Protocols
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Understanding the NT Guardianship of Adults Act

Office of the Public Guardian NT

This factsheet allows readers to understand the Guardianship Act of the Northern Territory and what it covers such as decision making and guardianship. 

NT
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What is Advocacy?

ADA Australia

This FAQs facsheet about advocacy and ADA Australia explained, such as what is advocacy and how this service is beneficial to those experiencing elder abuse. 

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