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VICTORIA’S FIRST COMMUNITY ACTION PLAN TO TACKLE ELDER ABUSE LAUNCH
EMBARGOED 12:01AM THURSDAY 15 February 2018
The first action plan developed specifically to assist the community to tackle elder abuse in Victoria was launched today by Colleen Pearce, Public Advocate of Victoria.
Former NARI director awarded Australia Day honours for his dementia research
The National Ageing Research Institute congratulates Emeritus Professor David Ames AO for his inclusion in the Australia Day Honours as an Officer of Australia in the General Division.
MARRIAGE EQUALITY DEBATE
Much has been made of the upcoming postal survey and its impact on the mental health and wellbeing of LGBTIQ youth. What appears to have been forgotten in the current debate is the impact it is having on older LGBTI Australians. As outlined in previous work by NARI , many suffered years of oppression, discrimination and violence.
USING MULTI-MEDIA TO RAISE DEMENTIA AWARENESS IN CALD COMMUNITIES
Limited awareness of dementia in people from CALD backgrounds often results in delayed diagnosis, poorer prognosis, and a higher burden of care on families and health systems. Moving Pictures aims to change this through the production of nine short films made in conjunction with people from Hindi, Mandarin and Arabic communities.
NARI receives over $2m in DACS grants
The National Ageing Research Institute has been awarded over $2million for three research projects that will support service innovation in aged and dementia care.