Mediating to respond to the growing DR needs of an ageing population.

Thursday, 13 July Older people now account for an increasing share of the population—15% of Australians were aged 65 and over in 2014, compared to 8% in 1964. In addition, there has been a ninefold increase in the number of people […]

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ADRAC Discussion Paper on ‘DR, older people and Elder Mediation

ADRAC gratefully acknowledges the suggestions and input of Associate Professor Dale Bagshaw who kindly reviewed this paper. At present, all DR processes are available to any member of the community, regardless of age. This article concentrates on the use of […]

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Catalyst Foundation

My Mediation Options – A Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) Perspective Project Catalyst Foundation (formally the Seniors Information Service SA) received funding from Multicultural SA for a project which aimed to raise awareness of the types and prevalence of elder […]

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Elder abuse Understanding issues, frameworks and responses

Rae Kaspiew, Rachel Carson and Helen Rhoades, Research Report No. 35 — February 2016.           https://aifs.gov.au/publications/elder-abuse                   This Report is now published on the Australian Institute of Family Studies website and provides an overview of elder abuse in Australia – including its […]

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Safeguarding the rights of older South Australians and elder abuse

The South Australian Office for the Ageing (OFTA) has developed a public awareness campaign on safeguarding the rights of older South Australians and elder abuse. The campaign aims to safeguard older people against elder abuse and to help the South […]

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Launch of Seniors Mediation Program

Family Mediation and Counselling Victoria and Benetas have launched a Seniors Mediation Program. Seniors Mediation is a unique type of mediation for elderly people and their families that uses a non-adversarial approach to resolving conflict or making important decisions. Contact: […]

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Research into elder mediation as a potential strategy to protect older people from financial abuse by their adult children

Seniors Victoria (page 3) has provided good coverage of research into elder mediation as a potential strategy to protect older people from financial abuse by their adult children – http://www.thesenior.com.au/News/Digital-Paper/Victoria

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SA Health Services Plan for People with Dementia (and Delirium) draft

Here is a link to the Older People Clinical Network webpage where you will find the draft SA Health Services Plan for People with Dementia (and Delirium). The Older People Clinical Network welcomes any comments your may have on the plan. http://www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/public+content/sa+health+internet/health+reform/clinical+networks/older+people+clinical+network  

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