Identifying Abuse Types & Signs
The informative article offers indicators for professionals to recognise elder abuse, whilst also outlining the strain of caregiving on carers of disabled older people. It includes a guide to start a conversation about the support services available for carers. Language support available.
My Wellbeing Checklist
A checklist, in the form of a flyer, of the needs of disabled elderly people that must be met. If concerns or questions arise from the checklist or if an individual does not meet a section of the checklist a support helpline is available, to respond to the possible elder abuse.
Protecting Your Rights
This easy to read and understand flyer describes the rights of elderly people in and out of care and the means of protecting those rights.
Knowing Your Rights
The descriptive flyer outlines the basic rights of an elderly person and disabled person. It also states the helplines available to prevent elder abuse.
Caring for Someone
This tool describes ways to care for someone with particular needs such as dementia, a disability or chronic illness. This site also outlines the support services available for carers.
Deakin Cottage - Dementia Respite
An informative article about the Deakin Cottage which provides short term stay for people in the Australian Capital Territory who are ageing, disabled and/or living with dementia (including early onset dementia). They can have a short overnight stay or join their day program.
Support for ACT Carers
This brochure describes all the services available to both carers and elderly people in the Australian Capital Territory, such as the NDIS local area coordinator, disability service providers and transport services.
ADACAS 2019 Report
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.
Aged and Disability Advocacy
A factsheet outlining the types of advocacy services offered by ADA QLD such as individual advocacy, human rights, disability support and anti-age discrimination advocacy.
Access and Support - Aged Care
This report outlines help available in Victoria to a variety of elderly Australians with diverse needs, disabilities or circumstances for example living in rural and remote communities.