Law, Mediation and the Wellbeing of Older People: Dealing with Elder Abuse – 22 April

The AAG VIC Division invites you to a presentation on: Law, Mediation and the Wellbeing of Older People: Dealing with Elder Abuse

Older people comprise a growing sector of vulnerable members of our society. There is an increasing awareness of elder abuse and the suffering it is causing older people. It occurs across all levels of society. Older people living in private homes, as well as in residential aged care, are experiencing various forms of elder abuse, the most common being financial abuse.

How to deal with elder abuse is not clear cut. The main perpetrators of elder abuse are usually known to the older person. Often, they are close family members. As a society, we are grappling with the ways of dealing with elder abuse.

Hear from Experts:
 business woman Anita Frayman Mediator, Elder Solutions Sabine Phillips Principal, Russell Kennedy Solicitors

 

In this forum, you will:

  • learn about elder abuse and the many forms it takes
  • understand the conflict that older people and their families experience due to elder abuse
  • evaluate the available options for dealing with elder abuse
  • develop your skills in recognising abuse and responding to the different forms of abuse that you encounter
  • explore possibilities for preventing elder abuse
Details of the seminar are:

Date: Wednesday, 22 April 2015

Venue: Russell Kennedy Solicitors               Level 12, 469 La Trobe Street               Melbourne, VIC

Time: Registration at 5:30pm            Presentation from 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Cost: AAG Members: FREE Non Members: $20.00 Student-Concession Non-Members: $10.00

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