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Financial Abuse and Family and Domestic Violence Policies

Australian Bankers' Association

This industry report acknowledges that banks play a role in helping their customers with their financial matters. It provides guidance for banks to assist with developing internal policies and procedures with respect to responding and preventing elder financial abuse and domestic violence.

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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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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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Poster

Information for South Australians

SA Adult Safeguarding Unit

This poster describes the work of the South Australian Safeguarding Unit whilst analysing types and examples of abuse, helplines and the current and previous work of the unit to prevent and understand elder abuse. 

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Protecting the Rights of Older Australians

Attorney-General's Department

A tool that details the response of the Australian Government to elder abuse through outlining the nation's plan to prevent and reduce the incidence of elder abuse. 

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Factsheet

Where can you Report Elder Abuse?

Office for the Ageing SA Health

Informative factsheet describing the options available to report elder abuse, who to contact and when to involve the police when responding to elder abuse, in South Australia. 

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Video

Elder Abuse WA

Legal Aid WA

Offers a short informative video and live chat option on elder abuse for West Australians with information about the available help and how to respond to elder abuse. 

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Report

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.

SA
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Policy

WA Strategy to Respond to Elder Abuse

Government of Western Australia Department of Communities

This comprehensive strategic policy describes the plans of the Western Australian Government to reduce and respond to the prevalence of elder abuse drastically by 2029. 

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