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Guiding action on elder abuse

Elder abuse is a confronting issue. Compass understands it can be hard to know where to turn for help. If you or someone you know needs help tackling elder abuse, start here.

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Understanding Elder Abuse

Compass appreciates that the abuse of older people is a complex issue. Knowing which way to turn for help starts by defining what elder abuse is and learning to recognise its signs.

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Preventing Elder Abuse

Discover the steps you can take today on Compass to reduce and minimise the risks of elder abuse tomorrow.

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Upcoming events from the Compass community

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LIVINWell Mental Health Workshop

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Practical Tips about Dementia for Carers Online Workshop

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Carers Victoria Guardianship and Administration Online Workshop

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Advance Care Planning: Is it worth doing?



A wide variety of resources from the Compass community

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Caring Costs Us: The economic impact on lifetime income and retirement savings of informal carers – a report for Carers Australia – Summary of Findings

The Caring Costs Us Report was prepared by Evaluate on behalf of Carers Australia.

Need information or advice on elder abuse now?
Need information or advice on elder abuse now?
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