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Organisation

National Ageing Research Institute

Acronym:
NARI
Research Summary

Elder abuse in Australia: neglect

The AIFS 2021 Survey of Older People indicated that 3% of community-dwelling people aged 65 and older in Australia reported experiencing neglect in the 12 months prior to the survey. This means that they had a need for support and there was someone who was...
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Elder abuse in Australia: culturally and linguistically diverse Australians

The AIFS 2021 Survey of Older People indicated that 15% of community-dwelling people aged 65 and older from CALD backgrounds reported an experience of at least one of the five core subtypes of elder abuse and CALD‑specific subtype in the 12 months prior to the...
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Elder abuse in Australia: financial abuse

Of the 2% of community-dwelling people aged 65 and older in Australia who reported experiencing financial abuse in the AIFS 2021 Survey of Older People, the most common form of financial abuse is being pressured into giving or loaning money, possessions or property.
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Elder abuse in Australia: wills, powers of attorney and family agreements

In the AIFS 2021 Survey of Older People, the prevalence of elder abuse with regard to advance planning arrangements varied according to the degree to which older people have formal wills, power of attorney arrangements or other types of family agreements.
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Elder abuse in Australia: physical abuse

According to the AIFS 2021 Survey of Older People, 2% of community-dwelling people aged 65 and older in Australia reported experiencing physical abuse in the 12 months preceding the survey. The most common form of physical abuse reported was threats to harm, followed by reports...