elder abuse

Research report

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...

Research report

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...