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Charter of the Rights and Freedoms of Vulnerable Adults
This charter bases itself on the International Human Rights Principles and outlines the actions of the Safeguarding Uni...
Duty Of Care: Meeting The Aged Care Workforce Challenge
As more Australians enter old age, we have failed to prepare for the human challenge at the centre of aged care by buil...
Elder abuse: Understanding issues, frameworks and responses
This report provides a broad analysis of the issues raised by elder abuse in the Australian context. Elder abuse—which ...
Elder Abuse. What can you do to help?
Thousands of older Australians experience elder abuse every year, sometimes from those closest to them.
Films Support Staff to Respond to Elder Abuse and Dementia
A new film series has launched to provide aged care and healthcare workers with the knowledge and confidence to respond...
Improving aged care quality protections
Elder abuse in Australia has become more visible with increased reporting, and the prevalence of this abuse appears to ...
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