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Orange City Council Plan to Combat Abuse of Older People

Central Western Daily

Orange City Council and Central West organisations have joined forces to prevent the abuse of older people in their communities. 

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Financial Abuse

Australian Law Reform Commission

This report describes financial abuse and the types of financial abuse that are often overlooked. It also provides real stories of financial abuse. 

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Preventing Financial Abuse

Advocare

This factsheet offers tips to empower older people to prevent financial abuse. 

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Financial Abuse of Elderly People

CPA Australia

A CPA Australia podcast highlighting the importance of increasing an individual's understanding of financial abuse. 

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Criminalising Financial Elder Abuse

Seniors Rights Service

In this video Brian Herd explains how financial elder abuse can be difficult to prove, as perpetrators of financial elder abuse can have no understanding that what they are doing is wrong. 

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Financial Abuse of Older People

CPA Australia

An article that details a number of definitions and examples that constitute financial abuse, to help older people understand elder abuse. 

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#OkorNotOk Financial Abuse

National Ageing Research Institute

This video is a training resource for service providers and professionals demonstrating how to respond when a carer is financially abusing an older person with dementia. 

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The Facts of Financial Abuse

Australian Banking Association

A factsheet about elder financial abuse, the means of preventing elder abuse and ways to increase your protection.

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Protecting Older Australians Financially

Australian Banking Association

An immersive video by the Australian Banking Association describing the types of financial abuse and the ways in which it can be recognised and prevented.

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