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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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National Elder Abuse Prevalence Study

Australian Institute of Family Studies

Report on the current study by the Australian Government into the nature of elder abuse in Australia, the extent to which it occurs and how it is responded to. 

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Legal Information

My Aged Care

An article providing advice and information into who could manage an elderly person's affairs such as the use of a Power of Attorney or Public Guardian, to prevent 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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Rights and Responsibilities

My Aged Care

This informative article offers insight into the rights of both people receiving care and service providers under the 'Charter of Aged Rights'. It also offers descriptions of where complaints about quality of care can be made, to respond to elder abuse. 

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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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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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Assisting Families with Ageing-Related Relationship Issues

Australian Institute of Family Studies

This discussion article explores Relationship Australia's response to the ageing of Australia's population, understanding of and preventing elder abuse.  

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Normalising Mental Illness in Older Adults is a Barrier to Care

Australian Institute of Family Studies

This article explores whether the normalisation of mental illness in older adults may prevent their access to mental health, aged care support services and increase the chance of psychological abuse.

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Domestic and Family Violence in Regional, Rural and Remote Communities

Australian Institute of Family Studies

This article outlines the prevalence of domestic and family violence against women in rural and remote communities. It highlights that there may be a lack of understanding around the violence and the destructive view that these are "family problems" thus not to be talked about.

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