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Factsheet

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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Legal & Financial Resources
Tool

ABA Elder Abuse Campaign

Australian Banking Association

This Australian Banking Association tool outlines the ability of a Power of Attorney to steal from vulnerable adults to help the community understand types of elder abuse. It also provides a petition to stop elder financial abuse by calling on the Government to establish nationally consistent laws to the Power of Attorney register. 

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Financial Abuse of Older People
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Article

Family Services Queensland

Legal Aid QLD

Collates the services available for Queenslanders at risk of or experiencing elder abuse, to help understand the types of elder abuse. 

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Report

Elder Abuse in the WA

Government of Western Australia Department of Communities

This report provided collated statistics, resources and helplines dedicated to Western Australians suffering or at risk of elder abuse.

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Quality Indicators

My Aged Care

This article describes the ways in which the quality of an aged care home and service provider is assessed under the 2019 'National Aged Care Mandatory Quality Indicator Program'.

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Guidance and Resources - Providing Care

Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission

This report is aimed at service providers and outlines eight standards that must be provided according to the Aged Care Quality Standards. 

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Brochure

10 Questions to Ask About LGBTI+ Needs in Aged Care

National LGBTI Health Alliance

This brochure outlines questions unique to LGBTI+ elders that can be asked when entering a residential aged care home in order to ensure that they are effectively supported and included.

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Information for Aboriginal Elders

Advocare

This website article outlines the ways in which Advocare can support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander elders and their families in accessing sufficient aged care services.

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Support Services for Remote and Indigenous Aged Care

Australian Government Department of Health

The report outlines the availability of assistance for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and Indigenous elders in rural and remote areas to address challenges in aged care services. 

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Workers Caring for People from Non-English Speaking Backgrounds

Australian Government Department of Health

This article provides information on the support available to the aged care workforce in caring for older Australians from non-English speaking backgrounds, such as culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds (CALD). 

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