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Article

Identifying Abuse Types & Signs

NSW government Ageing and Disability Commission

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. 

NSW
General Information
Flyer

My Wellbeing Checklist

NSW government Ageing and Disability Commission

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.  

NSW
General Information
Flyer

Protecting Your Rights

NSW government Ageing and Disability Commission

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.

NSW
Ageism
General Information
Flyer

Knowing Your Rights

NSW government Ageing and Disability Commission

The descriptive flyer outlines the basic rights of an elderly person and disabled person. It also states the helplines available to prevent elder abuse. 

NSW
General Information
Tool

Caring for Someone

My Aged Care

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. 

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Article

Deakin Cottage - Dementia Respite

Carers ACT

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.

ACT
Useful Tools
Brochure

Support for ACT Carers

Carers ACT

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.

ACT
Useful Tools
Report

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. 

ACT
NSW
Research & Reports
Factsheet

Aged and Disability Advocacy

ADA Australia

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. 

QLD
Ageism
Useful Tools
Report

Access and Support - Aged Care

ECCV

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.  

VIC
Useful Tools