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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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New aged care funding welcome but even more home care packages still needed

 

Australia’s peak older persons advocacy body, COTA Australia, has welcomed the Morrison Government’s announcement of an additional $553 million in aged care funding included in today’s Mid Year Economic and ... ...

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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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State of the Older Nation

 

COTA Australia have released a landmark report which provides a snapshot into the lives of older Australians. The research, commissioned by the Federation of nine Councils on the Ageing (COTA) ... ...

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Digital Strategy Consultation

 

Why did you first learn to use a digital device and get online? Did you find it easy, or were there some challenges? Do you like being online now? COTA ... ...

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Meet & Greet Launceston

 

Join us for the last Meet & Greet for 2018. Our Guest Speaker will be Glenda Daly. Glenda is a COTA Board Member and will be sharing her personal story ... ...

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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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COTA TAS Annual General Meeting

 

Our Annual General Meeting will be held at 2pm on Monday 19 November at the Tasmanian Hockey Centre. Our special guest speaker will be Ian Yates, Chief Executive of COTA ... ...

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Mindful of Your Medications Free Launceston Information Session

 

Free Seniors Week Event When: Tuesday 16th October 10am to Noon Where:  Launceston Community Health Centre, Joan Marshall Wing, McHugh Street, Kings Meadows Come along and hear from a local ... ...

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