Watch out, exploitation about

Cowen, Tom; Joyce, Pat
March 2012
Australian Ageing Agenda;Mar/Apr2012, p30
The article offers the authors' insights on several ways of protecting older people from financial abuse. They mention the advocacy service The Aged-Care Rights Service (TARS), which provides older people with Commonwealth-funded services. They state that the early discovery of financial exploitation may help prevent the event from worsening. They add that an aged care staff has to report suspicions of a financial abuse to protect the older person and for the staff to be protected as well.


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