Tag: elder abuse

Report into elder abuse highlights a significant increase in occurrence across QLD

The latest report from UnitingCare, the ‘Year in Review’, has raised the alarm on the growing problem of elder abuse in Queensland....

Elder Abuse in Australian Aged Care Facilities

Around 39.2 per cent of people living in Australian aged care facilities experience elder abuse in the form of neglect, emotional abuse...

National framework to prevent elder abuse launched as calls to helplines increase

A new national framework that guides aged care advocacy and prevention of elder abuse has been launched by the Older Person’s Advocacy Network (OPAN). The...

Publicity push for $26m advocacy network

An official opening has been held for the Older Persons Advocacy Network (OPAN) to help boost its profile, following more than $26.5 million in...

Focus of elder abuse reforms on residential care is unjust

Reforms proposed by the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) in its elder abuse discussion paper released last week would have a significant impact on aged care providers if enacted...

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