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Older single women without children - Webinar

COTA NSW

An exciting panel will discuss recent research by COTA NSW Board member Associate Professor Myra Hamilton and colleagues entitled Security in old age for older single women without children.

The research has revealed that the common belief that single women without children generally have uninterrupted careers and a healthy superannuation balance is a misconception 

Date: 20 May 2021
Time: 10:30am - 11:30am
Location: Zoom

20 May 2021
Virtual Event
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People in Canberra with a disability are 'trapped' in their housing, but new rules could change that

Changes to the National Construction Code are being considered by state and federal ministers next week.

Advocates say the current voluntary guidelines have failed to provide adequate housing for people with disabilities.

The reforms could require new homes to be built with wider doors, no entry steps and ground floor bathrooms.

ACT
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Multicultural Advocacy in the NT - COTA NT

COTA NT

In the Northern Territory the Partners in Culturally Appropriate Aged Care (PICAC) program is managed by COTA NT (also known as Council on the Ageing – Northern Territory).

Our Program Manager delivers the PICAC program through a wide program of activities based on networking – making connections within the NT community through events and meetings; and representation – giving CaLD seniors a voice at advisory groups and forums, service delivery and training.

NT
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Connections and Community - A Sense of Belonging ONLINE LAUNCH

COTA NSW

Join us for the online launch of our 50+ Report: Connections and Community - A Sense of Belonging

Our connection to community can provide a sense of belonging, feelings of trust and safety, and foster togetherness. Across the world, the pandemic has brought into sharp focus the strengths and weaknesses of communities and their ability to come together to support and protect the most vulnerable people in our communities. 

The findings of this survey demonstrate that we are fortunate - that in most cases we have communities that are cohesive and that came together during this challenging time to connect with and support one-another.
 
COTA NSW will be launching our 50+ Report 'Connections and Community: a sense of belonging' on Thursday 8 April from 10am-11am. It will be a virtual launch.

08 Apr 2021
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COTA NT Seniors Expo

COTA NT

Seniors EXPO 2021 is about celebrating Territorians’ resilience, strength and unity. This year’s Expo shines a spotlight on multicultural diversity.

10.00am – 2.00pm 

09 Jul 2021
CDU Stadium, 235 Abala Rd, Marrara NT 0812
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Webinar: COVID-19 vaccine rollout across aged care

Department of Health

The Department of Health is holding a webinar on Friday 26 March, 2.00pm-3.00pm AEDT, to discuss the national COVID-19 vaccination program’s rollout across aged care.

The live webinar will follow a Q&A style format and participants will have the opportunity to ask questions throughout the event.

The webinar will cover:

  • an update on the national COVID-19 vaccination rollout in residential aged care
  • COVID-19 vaccination of the aged care workforce
  • guidance for in home care or Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) providers on advising clients on access to COVID-19 vaccinations.

Panellists include:

  • Professor Michael Kidd AM, Deputy Chief Medical Officer
  • Adjunct Professor (Practice), Alison McMillan, Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer
  • Ms Lisa Peterson, Assistant Secretary, COVID-19 Vaccine Aged Care Taskforce.
26 Mar 2021
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Ageism, Elder Abuse and The Care of Older Australians

Relationships Australia

This survey explored people's views on ageing and age discrimination, age-based Covid-19 restrictions, their understanding of the abuse of older people, and their experiences as carers for older people.

13 Aug 2020
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Orange City Council Plan to Combat Abuse of Older People

Central Western Daily

Orange City Council and Central West organisations have joined forces to prevent the abuse of older people in their communities. 

05 Aug 2020
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