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Newmarch House Deaths

Inquiry into Newmarch House deaths needed

The tragic number of deaths at Newmarch House exposes all that is wrong with Australia’s residential aged care system and why the Australian government needs to undertake urgent reform to…

Deliberate Exclusion From A Will

Deliberate exclusion from a will

The deliberate exclusion of a child from a will happens surprisingly often. In one particular example, a daughter was intentionally left out of her mother’s will. Despite the daughter's claims…

Mildura Royal Commission

Mildura hearing of the Aged Care Royal Commission

Mildura was host to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety hearing between July 29 and 31. According to senior counsel assisting the commission, Peter Gray, QC,  the town…

Perth Hearing Of The Royal Commission

Perth hearing of the Aged Care Royal Commission

The Perth hearing of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety inquired into the nature of person-centred care, advanced care planning and palliative care services. As is the…

Reporting Elder Abuse

Should reporting of elder abuse be mandatory?

The concept of mandating the reporting of elder abuse is controversial and draws parallels with mandatory reporting of child abuse. While mandatory reporting has existed in some US states for…

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (June 15)  shines a spotlight on increasing financial abuse. Local elder law expert calls on Governments to take faster action to prevent it  A local…

Elder Abuse

Elder Abuse – A National Legal Response

The Australian Law Reform Commission report ‘Elder Abuse – A National Legal Response (ALRC Report 131) was released in May 2017 and elevates the prevalence of elder abuse as a…

Pallative Care

National Palliative Care Week

This week is National Palliative Care week, the aim is to raise the community’s awareness and understanding about palliative care. It is the treatment a person and their loved ones…

Aged Care Policy

New Aged Care Policy Falls Woefully Short

The Federal Government’s latest aged care policy announcement falls significantly short of what’s required to address the crisis in aged care. From January 1, 2019 a new, “independent” Aged Care…

Elder Mediation In Aged Care

Elder Mediation in Elder Care

Elder Mediation - you may not have heard the term before, but, with an ageing population, the emerging practice of elder mediation could soon become a staple in age-related care.…

Protection From Elder Abuse

Tackling Elder Abuse

The Sydney Morning Herald has commented on the challenges of Australia's rapidly ageing population as often being talked about in terms of healthcare costs or keeping older people in work.…

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