News tagged with Elder Abuse

Seniors Rights Victoria Advocacy Co-ordinator

 

Council on the Ageing (COTA Victoria) is the leading not-for-profit organisation representing the interests and rights of people aged over 50 in Victoria. For nearly 70 years in Victoria, we ... ...

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Elder Abuse Trainer vacancy

Seniors Rights Victoria a program of COTA Victoria Elder Abuse Trainer Fixed Term for 12 months 80 FTE SCHCADS Award – Community Development Worker Level 6 (pay point subject to ... ...

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Elder abuse pilots dementia partnership project

 

Seniors Rights Victoria, a program of COTA Victoria has received funding the Department of Justice and Regulation to partner with Dementia Australia (DA) to pilot a series of legal information ... ...

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Royal Commission must review penalties for abuse in aged care, and appropriate methods of monitoring potential abuse

 

The Aged Care Royal Commission must investigate an appropriate range of penalties for neglect, excessive restraint and abuse in residential aged care and the need for more effective monitoring of ... ...

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Royal Commission must review penalties for abuse in aged care, and appropriate methods of monitoring potential abuse

 

The Aged Care Royal Commission must investigate an appropriate range of penalties for neglect, excessive restraint and abuse in residential aged care and the need for more effective monitoring of ... ...

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Message from the CEO

 

On 1 May the Andrews Government brought down their 2018–19 Budget. COTA Victoria was pleased to see the investment in the health system to enable it to better meet the ... ...

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Federal Budget 2018 – welcome commitment to better planning for an ageing population and aged care

 

Image courtesy of https://www.pmc.gov.au Australia’s leading seniors’ advocacy organisation, COTA Australia has welcomed the Federal Budget as a positive step towards preparing for and supporting an older population and capitalising ... ...

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Call to action for elder abuse to be addressed head-on

 

Advocacy bodies, seniors’ groups and community legal services have joined forces to commit unanimously to tackling elder abuse and are calling for immediate action on a national scale. ...

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National Elder Abuse Conference builds action momentum

 

Seniors Rights Victoria and COTA Victoria team members participating in the 5th National Elder Abuse Conference last month have been inspired by the commitment to action by the cross-section of ... ...

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Message from the CEO

 

The National Elder Abuse Conference, held in Sydney in February, gathered more than 500 people from across Australia who share the view that ‘there is no excuse for elder abuse’. ... ...

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Fight elder abuse: National Elder Abuse conference

 

Politicians, aged care providers, industry stakeholders and advocacy groups are congregating in Sydney today and tomorrow for the 5th National Elder Abuse Conference – Together Making Change. The last 18 ... ...

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NARI: Victoria’s first community action plan to tackle elder abuse launch

 

First action plan developed specifically to assist the community to tackle elder abuse in Victoria was launched today. ...

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CEO Message

 

We are excited to begin 2018 in our new premises in Little Lonsdale Street. We are heading into an election year in Victoria... ...

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5th National Elder Abuse Conference

 

5th National Elder Abuse Conference - 19-20 February 2018, Sofitel Sydney Wentworth - view draft Program available now! ...

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Community rallies to stop elder abuse

 

On June 15, World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, we stood together as a community in saying “we can stop elder abuse”. ...

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National Plan to combat elder abuse must be a top priority

 

MEDIA RELEASE: National Plan to combat elder abuse must be a top priority. ...

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Go Purple for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

 

Go Purple for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day! Seniors Rights Victoria is calling on all Victorians to “go purple” to celebrate the rights of older people and help raise awareness ... ...

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COTA Victoria calls for a Victorian Inclusive Ageing Strategy in 2017 – 2018 Policy Priorities Statement

 

COTA Victoria’s 2017 – 2018 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 ... ...

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New Ambassador for Elder Abuse Announced

 

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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Victoria State Budget 2016

State Budget 2016  The State Government budget delivered this week contains some excellent funding programs in areas of great relevance to Victorian seniors, the most outstanding being in family violence ... ...

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