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SA Code of Practice

SA Code of Practice

The South Australian Adult Safeguarding Unit's policy states the requirements for aged care services, service provides and professionals when gaining consent, referrals, investigations and sharing of information, with or for elderly people. 

SA
General Information
Policies, Legislation & Protocols
Report

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. 

NSW
Policies, Legislation & Protocols
Research & Reports
Article

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'.

ACT
NSW
NT
QLD
SA
TAS
VIC
WA
National
General Information
Useful Tools
Report

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. 

ACT
National
NSW
NT
QLD
SA
TAS
VIC
WA
General Information
Useful Tools
Research & Reports
Tool

Age-Friendly Canberra - A Vision for Our City

ACT Government Community Services

This report written by the Australian Capital Territory Minister for Seniors, Veterans and Professionals, this report describes the future plans by the ACT Government to improve the quality of life, including preventing elder abuse, for older people in the ACT. 

ACT
Research & Reports
Tool

Programs and Services - Catholic Care NT

Catholic Care NT

A tool that describes the services provided by Catholic Care Northern Territory such as counselling services, housing support, alcohol and drug programs and family support. 

NT
Useful Tools
Article

Living Well at Home

Uniting communities

Outlines the features of a home care package offered by service providers in South Australia and the ways it can assist older people to continue living at home.

SA
Useful Tools
Infographic

Tasmania's Ageing Profile

COTA Tasmania

This visual infographic displays the ageing of Tasmania's population overtime and predictions for the future in regards to preventing elder abuse. 

TAS
General Information
Poster

Improving Communications with Older Tasmanians

COTA Tasmania

This poster outlines ways to better inform, educate and communicate with older people, service providers and professionals in Tasmania. 

TAS
Useful Tools
Infographic

Tasmania's Ageing Population Statistics

Liveable communities

An infographic that details the future of Tasmania's population, in particular the growth of the elderly population.

TAS
Research & Reports