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Service Provider

Redfern Legal Centre

Free legal advice, referral and casework to disadvantaged people living in the City of Sydney, Botany Bay and Leichhardt local community. 

NSW

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

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Relationships Australia NSW

A service dedicated to supporting, repairing and fostering positive family relationships, through providing counselling and training services. 

NSW

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

Service Provider

Seniors Rights Service Ltd

Leading community organisation supporting older people with free legal advice, aged care advocacy and education sessions throughout New South Wales.

NSW

Mon-Fri: 9:00am-4:30pm

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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Factsheet

Setting Up Power of Attorney to Help Manage Your Banking Needs

Australian Banking Association

This factsheet informs older people what is involved when setting up a Power of Attorney, and specifically their roles and responsibilities, to help prevent elder abuse.

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Useful Tools
Legal & Financial Resources
Tool

Responding to Requests from Power of Attorney or Court-Appointed Administrator

Australian Banking Association

This tool explains how Powers of Attorney and court-appointed administrators arrangements apply to banks’ relationships with their customers; and outlines a framework that banks can use to consistently deal with requests from attorneys and administrators. The aim of the tool is to better prevent and respond to financial elder abuse. 

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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. 

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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
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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
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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.

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Ageism
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