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June 2019

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day – Warrnambool

June 14 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Archie Graham Centre, Timor St
Warrnambool, Vic 3280 Australia
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World Elder Abuse Awareness day Warrnambool Archie Graham Centre

Find out about how to prevent elder abuse and learn about the support services that are available. Guest speakers from Warrnambool Police and the Victims Assistance Program. Join us for afternoon tea and the launch of the Warm Safe Home community art project. For more information, contact Elder Abuse Prevention Project Worker, Becky Nevin Burger on 0408879117 or rnevinburger@mpower.org.au.

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Communities working together in the prevention of Elder Abuse

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Gateway Health Wangaratta, 45 - 47 Mackay Street
Wangaratta, Vic 3677 Australia
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An invitation to participate in the North East Victorian workshop discussing Elder Abuse in our regional Communities. It is our hope to raise awareness and have a dialogue concerning Elder Abuse, in commemoration of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD). Our aim is that we as a community group be a catalyst for change and prevention of abuse to our older Australians. The workshop will presented by Maria Berry, Health Consumer Representative and Founder of Communities of Respect . Points…

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Professional Education Forum

June 17 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
The Connection Shepparton, 7287 Midland Highway
Shepparton, Vic 3630 Australia
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A free World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Forum for professionals, staff and workers in Shepparton and regions. Bookings essential - RSVP with Eventbrite. Seniors Rights Victoria, the key community agency working in elder abuse in Victoria, is holding a free professional education forum in Shepparton. The forum will be opened by Gerard Mansour, the Victorian Ambassador for the Prevention of Elder Abuse. Staff from Seniors Rights Victoria will present on indicators and responses, risk assessment and safety planning and capacity…

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Elder Abuse Awareness Forum Ararat

June 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Ballarat Community Health, 12 Lilburne St
Lucas, vIC 3350 Australia
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Ararat Elder Abuse Awareness Forum

Join us for this public forum raising awareness of elder abuse, discussing how to recognise it and sharing how to combat it. Featuring special guests Gerard Mansour: Commissioner for Senior Victorians Kathy Day: General Manager- People & Community Support Grampians Community Health Plus expert panel discussion. RSVP by Tuesday 11th June with any special dietary requirements to: (03) 5338 4518 | louisef@bchc.org.au

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Forum – Diamond Valley Library

June 21 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Diamond Valley Library, Civic Drive
Greensborough, Victoria 3088 Australia
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We all want to be treated well and treated with respect no matter where we are in life. Sometimes as we get older, we experience disrespectful behaviour from people we know and trust. When this happens it’s important to know that there is help and support available. World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) occurs on 15th June each year. It’s an opportunity to reinforce that as people age, they have the right to live in dignity and with respect. Come…

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World Elder Abuse Day Forum – Eltham Library

June 21 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Eltham Library, Panther Place
Eltham, Victoria 3095 Australia
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We all want to be treated well and treated with respect no matter where we are in life. Sometimes as we get older, we experience disrespectful behaviour from people we know and trust. When this happens it’s important to know that there is help and support available. World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) occurs on 15th June each year. It’s an opportunity to reinforce that as people age, they have the right to live in dignity and with respect. Come…

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Elder Abuse Response & Prevention Expo Friday 28th June 2019 (In recognition of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) 2019)

June 28 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Sunshine Hospital, CHRE Building, the Atrium (Level One), 176 Furlong Road
St Albans, Victoria 3021
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Western Health is hosting an Expo to provide an opportunity for health professionals to meet and build awareness of services that support people experiencing elder abuse in the Western suburbs of Melbourne. Over 18 Exhibitors will be present including: Anglicare, Australian Vietnamese Womens Assoc, Carers Victoria, Migrant Resource Centre—North West, Office of the Public Advocate, Seniors Rights Victoria, State Trustees, Victoria Police, Womens Health West & many more. Official opening at 12:30: • Opening Address: Russell Harrison (Western Health CEO)…

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July 2019

R E S P E C T – Find out what it means to me

July 3 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Shire Hall, 266 Gower St
Preston, Vic 3072 Australia
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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Event for City of Darebin

In many parts of the world elder abuse occurs with little recognition. It is a global social issue which affects the health, well-being, independence and human rights of older people around the globe. Playback Theatre and Darebin Council invite you to come along to a performance piece celebrating the contribution of older people to our community. This is a conversation about respect and what it means to you. Light refreshments will be provided. Call 8470 8063 to book or to…

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Planning Ahead – Library at the Dock

July 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Library at the Dock, 107 Victoria Harbour Promenade
Docklands, Melbourne, Vic 3008 Australia
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Older women in a park

City of Melbourne invites you to attend a free workshop run by Seniors Rights Victoria to help you enjoy life as you age. Light refreshments will be provided. ​‘Planning Ahead’ is a simple session about how to appoint an Enduring Power of Attorney who – if need be – can make decisions on your behalf. No bookings required.

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August 2019

Planning Ahead – South Yarra

August 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
South Yarra Senior Citizens Centre, 65 Toorak Road West
South Yarra, Vic 3141 Australia
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Older women in a park

City of Melbourne invite you to a free workshop run by Seniors Rights Victoria to help you enjoy life as you age. Light refreshments will be provided. ​‘Planning Ahead’ is a simple session about how to appoint an Enduring Power of Attorney who – if need be – can make decisions on your behalf. No bookings required

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