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  1. Elder abuse

    04 Jan 2019

    Any act occurring within a relationship where there is an implication of trust, which results in harm to an older person. Abuse may be physical, sexual, financial, psychological, social and/or...

  2. Hospitals feedback and complaints

    03 Jan 2019

    You have rights when seeking medical care, including a right to comment on your care, and to have your concerns addressed...

  3. Confidentiality and privacy in healthcare

    03 Jan 2019

    There are laws that set out how healthcare professionals can collect and store your health information and when they are allowed to share it...

  4. Complaints about health services

    03 Jan 2019

    The Health Complaints Commissioner can accept complaints about anyone who claims to provide a health service...

  5. Falls – services for older people

    03 Jan 2019

    Falls are a major cause of injury for older people. There are many services available to help prevent or recover from a fall...

  6. Transition care after hospital

    19 Nov 2018

    The Transition Care Program provides care through tailored support packages, while the Home and Community Care (HACC) Program provides a range of basic maintenance and support services...

  7. Planning for future aged care needs

    08 Nov 2018 Planning for future aged care needs

    If you are getting older or looking after someone who is elderly, you may be thinking about getting home help, getting your legal and financial affairs in order or applying for aged care homes (also...

  8. Carers from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds

    08 Nov 2018

    Care in culturally and linguistically diverse communities may be supported by extended family networks...

  9. Emergency or crisis support for carers

    08 Nov 2018

    An emergency care plan is a set of instructions about caring for someone in the event that you are not able to...

  10. Unpaid and professional carers

    08 Nov 2018

    The term ‘carer’ can refer to paid and unpaid, professional and ‘lay’ carers...