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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
Article

Consent and Decision Making

NSW government Ageing and Disability Commission

The article describes the process of decision making if a person is deemed to lack capacity and therefore cannot give consent. Outlines what is considered a crime with respect to elder abuse and how to respond.  

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
Policy

SA Code of Practice

SA Code of Practice

The South Australian Adult Safeguarding Unit's policy states the requirements for aged care services, service provides and professionals when gaining consent, referrals, investigations and sharing of information, with or for elderly people. 

SA
General Information
Policies, Legislation & Protocols
Factsheet

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. 

SA
General Information
Policies, Legislation & Protocols
Poster

Information for South Australians

SA Adult Safeguarding Unit

This poster describes the work of the South Australian Safeguarding Unit whilst analysing types and examples of abuse, helplines and the current and previous work of the unit to prevent and understand elder abuse. 

SA
General Information
Research & Reports
Tool

Protecting the Rights of Older Australians

Attorney-General's Department

A tool that details the response of the Australian Government to elder abuse through outlining the nation's plan to prevent and reduce the incidence of elder abuse. 

ACT
NSW
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TAS
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WA
National
General Information
Useful Tools
Sexual Rights
Policies, Legislation & Protocols
Article

Case Studies from Victoria

Senior Rights Victoria

Real stories are detailed in an article to provide first-hand accounts of elder abuse in Victoria and the legal and financial assistance offered to those who have experienced elder abuse.

VIC
General Information
Useful Tools
Real Stories