News tagged with Older People

COTA Victoria calls for a Victorian Inclusive Ageing Strategy in 2017 Policy Priorities Statement

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COTA Victoria’s 2017 Policy Priorities Statement calls for a whole of government approach to improve the lives of our diverse and ageing population. Whilst there are a number of government ... ...

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Congratulations to Retirement Housing Campaigners

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COTA Victoria acknowledges the long and tireless campaign for reform by retirement living residents. Our warmest congratulations to YOU the RESIDENTS on the significant report handed down by the Victorian ... ...

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A Morning at Melbourne Museum

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Melbourne Museum is exploring the experiences that older people have when visiting museums and galleries with the longer-term aim of encouraging cultural institutions to better cater to all generations and ... ...

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New Health Complaints Commissioner appointed

Health Complaints Commissioner Karen Cusack  

COTA Victoria congratulates Karen Cusack on her appointment as the inaugural Health Complaints Commissioner in Victoria. According to a government media release: A new watchdog with greater powers to protect ... ...

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Sign the petition: Nursing Home Residents Deserve Better Access to Mental Health Care

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Sign the petition: Nursing Home Residents Deserve Better Access to Mental Health Care Our frailest older Australians deserve the best care on offer Over 170,000 older Australians living in residential ... ...

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New Ambassador for Elder Abuse Announced

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Councillor Antonella Celi (Mornington Peninsula Shire)
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Gerard Mansour (Victorian Commissioner for Seniors)
Jenny Blakey 
Jeanette Lane (Chair of PACE)
Fiona Richardson (Victorian Minister for the Prevention of Family Violence)
Daniel Mulino (MLC Eastern Victoria)  

New Ambassador for Elder Abuse Announced. On Friday December 2nd, Fiona Richardson, the Minister for the Prevention of Family Violence, re-announced the Victorian Government’s $1m investment in initiatives to prevent ... ...

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A Home for Life: towards an older persons housing strategy

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COTA Victoria attended HAAG AGM for the launch of a Home for Life: towards an older persons’ housing strategy. The report was launched by Gerard Mansour, Commissioner for Senior Victorians. ... ...

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Launch of Older Person’s Housing StrategyNovember 10 -

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Homes for Life: Towards an older persons housing strategy Thursday November 17 2016 Ross House Level 4, 247-251 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000 11.45am Guest speaker Commissioner for Senior Victorians Mr ... ...

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Online Social Housing Register

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The Victorian Government has launched an online social housing register, bringing together all of the state’s 40 plus social housing waiting lists in one integrated system. People will only fill ... ...

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SPOTLIGHT ON HEALTH CONCERNS OF OLDER AUSTRALIANS

Rising health insurance costs are hitting older people hard. In today’s The Age newspaper, Rania Spooner reports on the Melbourne University’s Household, Income and Labour Dynamics survey which shows that ... ...

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