Police taser elderly woman in aged care facility – medical and legal professionals in a state of dismay and disbelief
The recent use of a police taser on Ms Clare Nowland – a 95-year old
Are you considering aged care for yourself or a loved one? Are you worried about someone living in an aged care facility? Our Elder Law specialists can help.
Aged care services are on the rise. Our Elder Lawyers have extensive experience in all aspects of residential aged care and home care, and can help you navigate this area.
We can explain, in an easy-to-understand way, how to select a suitable care solution along with the practical and legal processes involved in entering a residential aged care home. We’re across the complex legal environment of aged care and will discuss all the things you need to know, from payments to pensions.
Contracts for aged care facilities are complex and subject to relevant state and federal legislation. For example, the federal Aged Care Act 1997 covers subsidies and grants for aged care in Australia.
These contracts, sometimes called residential agreements or aged care contracts, set out all the conditions, financial and other obligations and rights that are involved in moving into, and living in, the facility. It’s a big commitment, and many people aren’t aware that they can ask questions and request changes to the contract.
It’s important to get the right professional advice when entering into these contracts. Our experienced Elder Law specialists are here to help you – before you sign on the dotted line.
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