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Case Studies from Victoria

Senior Rights Victoria

Real stories are detailed in an article to provide first-hand accounts of elder abuse in Victoria and the legal and financial assistance offered to those who have experienced elder abuse.

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Elder Abuse is Everybody's Business

Australian Human Rights Commission

This transcript of a keynote address on Elder Abuse Awareness Day, outlines the commonalities between real stories of elder abuse where the perpetrator is a child and statistically analyses risk factors. This is a useful tool to help service providers better understand elder abuse.

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Rock the Boat Conference - Resources

ADA Australia

This tool provides readers with resources from the July 2019 Elder abuse conference, which includes personal perspective podcasts and PowerPoints from those who have experienced elder abuse. 

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My Aged Care Case Study: Tess's story

Australian Government Department of Health

A real story in video form of the support and service providers available to elderly people through 'My Aged Care'. Describes the work of the organisation to assist older people who wish to remain at home and still receive care. 

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My Aged Care Case Study: Myra's story

Australian Government Department of Health

A real story in video form of the support and services available to elderly people through 'My Aged Care'. Describes the work of the service provider to assist older people in accessing suitable and personalised residential care.

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Actions to Support Older Culturally and Linguistically Diverse People

Australian Government Department of Health

This report for aged care providers describes actions to support inclusive care for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse people (CALD). Provides resources and real stories.

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My Aged Care Case Study: Mrs Dou's story

Australian Government Department of Health

A real story video of the support and services available to elderly people through 'My Aged Care'. Describes the work of the organisation to assist older people receiving home care services and assistance that are catered to their individual culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) background. 

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Real Stories: Peter

ADA Australia

This video follows the real story of Peter who is gay man (LGBTI+) and has concerns regarding privacy in the aged care facility where he is living. It outlines the support he received from ADA Australia in communicating his needs to the facility. 

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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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Case Studies from QLD

Office of the Public Guardian QLD

This article outlines previous cases of elder abuse in Queensland and the ways in which the Office of the Public Guardian assisted with these real stories. 

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