Media coverage

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Dementia is a rising issue, with more than 460,000 Australians affected and the number forecast to exceed one million by mid-century. But for families from ­diverse backgrounds there’s an added complication.


Victoria takes a stand in the fight against elder abuse.


Dr Frances Batchelor, Director of Clinical Gerontology at NARI, talks about how to care for an elderly patient when they return home.


New protections for seniors and ensuring nationally consistent laws to respond to elder abuse are among the key goals of a new national plan being developed by federal and state governments.


Identifying gaps and listing priorities are the core elements of a new action plan launched in Victoria which has been developed specifically to assist the community in tackling the issue of elder abuse.