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05 Jun 19

Piano Forte

Recently, Diana Bernard, Education Manager, conducted ‘Piano Forte’ sessions in Homebush, Castle Hill and Woollahra. Participants expressed their sense of empowerment through their new found understanding of aged care and how they can prepare themselves for the future. ‘Piano Forte’ Sessions are one of the many education services that Seniors Rights Service run within communities. These […]

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01 Apr 19

Regional Video Project Tour continues

Over the past months, Seniors Rights Service commissioned a regional worker to utilise the video resource kits developed at the 5th National Elder Abuse Conference to raise awareness of elder abuse issues in regional, rural and remote areas. Maree Montgomery has recently concluded her whirlwind tour of regional NSW to very positive feedback. As a […]

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01 Apr 19

Piano Forte continues

Over the past year, Seniors Rights Service has been working in collaboration with Legal Aid Piano to deliver engaging education on legal issues. They have been doing so by facilitating group discussions following screenings of the confronting video, Piano Forte. This story explores financial elder abuse in a family, and the ramifications which can flow […]

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01 Apr 19

Talking Elder Abuse with NSW Police

Seniors Rights Service has been working tirelessly to expand their community connections to develop awareness of how to tackle elder abuse. A recent collaboration has been with the Mascot Police Command which saw over 60 Vulnerable Communities Liaison Officers gathering for an engaging presentation on elder abuse issues. This talk, given by Education Manager Diana […]

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08 Nov 18

Video project goes on the road

First, journalist Ellen Fanning conducted a fascinating series of interviews with experts at the 5th National Elder Abuse Conference. Next, Seniors Rights Service developed the 18 interviews – covering a broad range of topics around elder abuse – into educational video kits, along with discussion sheets and recommended reading. Now those kits are being taken […]

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28 Aug 18

Raising awareness on elder abuse

Seniors Rights Service has been extending its reach into diverse communities with a series of training and education sessions to share knowledge about people’s rights as they age. In Fairfield, we were invited by the multicultural police liaison to take part in a panel discussion on ageing and the abuse of older people, with an […]

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