Elder abuse


27 Jun 2008

How does the violence experienced by older people intersect with gender? As many researchers have noted, it is important to understand how violence against older women, in particular sexual assault, is connected to gendered violence experienced over the lifespan. For many women, the dynamics of...


21 Sep 2007

This report makes 48 recommendations with a particular focus on fraud, financial abuse, substitute decision making, and family agreements.

Key recommendations of the report include:

• National industry-wide protocols for banks and financial institutions to report alleged financial abuse;

• Uniform legislation...


20 Jan 2007

Description of policy changes towards aged care facilities in relation to issues of sexual and physical assault. This includes some important changes to how incidents of sexual and physical abuse are investigated and resolved by aged care facilities, including the introduction of a mandatory reporting...




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