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Aged Care Royal Commission

 

Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety What is the role of the Royal Commission? The Royal Commission will examine all aged care services and the interface between health, ... ...

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Embracing the Future

 

COTA is excited to announce the release of its report, Embracing the Future: Tasmania’s Ageing Profile Part I. The report was launched by The Hon. Jacquie Petrusma MP, Minister for ... ...

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Guardianship laws overhaul needed to help promote people’s rights: report

 

Tasmania’s guardianship laws need a major overhaul to help promote people’s rights, according to the latest report from the Tasmania Law Reform Institute (TLRI). Among the report’s recommendations is the ... ...

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COTA Tasmania Budget Submission 2019-20

COTA Tasmania’s Budget Submission 2019-20 focused on five priority areas: Affordable Housing Preventative Health: Oral Health Loneliness Elder Abuse Prevention & Ageism Ageing Workforce & Workers Compensation Read the full ... ...

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Royal Commission into Aged Care – website and updates

 

A new website for the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety has been set up to provide information about: • the work of the Royal Commission • how ... ...

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Every Age Counts – Take the Pledge

 

Ageism against older people is stereotyping, discrimination and mistreatment based solely upon age. Ageism comes from negative attitudes and beliefs about what it means to be older. There’s a lot ... ...

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Landmark protections for older Australians

 

COTA Australia has welcomed announcements by the Federal Government to strengthen protections for 1.1 million older Australians receiving aged care services. The Government has announced the introduction of legislation to ... ...

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Global Alliance calls for UN convention on rights for older people

 

The Global Alliance for the Rights of Older People has again called for a legally binding United Nations convention on the human rights of older persons. Commenting on the UN ... ...

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Do you know your aged care rights?

Residents of aged care facilities and people receiving aged care services in their homes have rights. These include the right to: personal privacy be involved in decisions that affect you ... ...

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Generations Unite to Combat Elder Abuse

 

Concerned citizens of all ages rallied in Hobart and Launceston on 15 June in COTA Tasmania’s annual Walks Against Elder Abuse. Students from Z Clubs at Ogilvie and Kingston High ... ...

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