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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.

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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 in the WA

Government of Western Australia Department of Communities

This report provided collated statistics, resources and helplines dedicated to Western Australians suffering or at risk of elder abuse.

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Elder Abuse Responses SA

Government of South Australia

This consultation outcome report discusses the plans for the South Australian Government to strengthen current legislations in order to safeguard the rights of older people, prevent and respond to elder abuse.

SA
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Respect and Protect Older Tasmanians

Tasmanian Government

This report outlines the results of the 'Protecting Older Tasmanians from Abuse: Tasmania's Elder Abuse Prevention Strategy'. The aim of the strategy is to prevent elder abuse through implementing initiatives including the establishment of the Tasmanian Elder Abuse Helpline, service provider education and training and World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) activities.

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Elder Abuse Protocol WA

Government of Western Australia Department of Communities

This informative report describes a five step approach to responding to elder abuse including Western Australia protocols and legislation. Protocol has been developed to assist staff, service providers and professional working with older people to identify and respond to elder abuse in Western Australia. 

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Identifying and Responding to Abuse of Older People NSW

NSW Government

This report discusses the responsibilities of New South Wales health organisations in terms of the duty of care they possess. The report outlines key legislation and protocols for staff, service provides and professionals in connection with their reporting obligations when responding to elder abuse. 

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Guidance and Resources - Providing Care

Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission

This report is aimed at service providers and outlines eight standards that must be provided according to the Aged Care Quality Standards. 

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Support Services for Remote and Indigenous Aged Care

Australian Government Department of Health

The report outlines the availability of assistance for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and Indigenous elders in rural and remote areas to address challenges in aged care services. 

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Support Services for People from Diverse Backgrounds

Australian Government Department of Health

This report offers action plans, training opportunities and resources for the care of older people from diverse backgrounds such as culturally and linguistically diverse people (CALD) and LGBTI+ people.

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