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Factsheet

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. 

SA
General Information
Policies, Legislation & Protocols
Article

Concerns Regarding Aged Care

My Aged Care

The article describes the resources available for someone concerned with the quality of their own or a loved one's aged care facility or treatment. Offers state specific helplines to understand and prevent elder abuse. 

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Legal Assistance NSW

Legal Aid NSW

The Older Persons' Legal and Education Program is a specialist service of Legal Aid NSW. They provide free legal information, advice and assistance to older people to understand, promote and protect their legal rights. The purpose of this tool is to prevent elder abuse. 

NSW
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Video

Elder Abuse WA

Legal Aid WA

Offers a short informative video and live chat option on elder abuse for West Australians with information about the available help and how to respond to elder abuse. 

WA
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Factsheet

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
General Information
Legal & Financial Resources
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. 

QLD
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Service Provider

Disability, Aged and Carer Advocacy Service

An independent, not-for-profit, advocacy organisation helping people with disabilities, older people and their carers.

ACT

Mon-Fri: 9:00am-5:00pm

Report

Prevalence of Elder Abuse in South Australia

University of South Australia

This report details the current data collected in relation to cases of elder abuse, reports of elder abuse and legal involvement related to elder abuse in South Australia.

SA
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Report

Key Message: Elder Abuse

Australian Institute of Family Studies

The report details the findings and understandings of the Australian Government in relation to elder abuse including statistics of abuse. 

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Elder Abuse is Everybody's Business

Australian Human Rights Commission

This transcript of a keynote address on Elder Abuse Awareness Day, outlines the commonalities between real stories of elder abuse where the perpetrator is a child and statistically analyses risk factors. This is a useful tool to help service providers better understand elder abuse.

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