Protecting the rights, choices and freedoms of older people living in residential aged care facilities
Friday 15 June 2018
The United Nations General Assembly has designated June 15 as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. This is one day in the year when the world voices its opposition to the abuse and suffering inflicted on older people. On this day in 2018, we are holding our 'Protecting the rights, choices and freedoms of older people living in residential aged care facilities' seminar to highlight this important issue.
This seminar will present a range of information about the different aspects of elder abuse, the challenges, ethical and forensic aspects. This will enhance the aged care sector’s ability to develop innovative approaches to improving care that is designed to respect and enhance the interest of the older person.We have a diverse line up of speakers including a coroner, forensic pathologist, the Aged Care Complaints Commissioner and Susan Alberti AC. This is a unique opportunity not to be missed!
TIME: 9:00am – 5:15pm. Registrations open at 8:30am.
VENUE: State Library Victoria, Experimedia, 328 Swanston St, Melbourne
COST: EARLY BIRD RATE up to 15 May 2018 $220 incl. GST; $275 incl. GST from 16 May 2018. (Registration and payment is by credit card only, refunds will not be given if cancellations are advised less than 7 days prior to seminar.)
PROGRAM: See flyer (including program) here.