Government to review elder abuse recommendations

| 18 Jun 2017

The Australian Law Reform Commission has called on the Federal Government to implement recommendations from their report into elder abuse, including the compulsory reporting by aged care providers of alleged abuse. One of the other key recommendations is the introduction a national registry of enduring powers of attorney so that financial planners, doctors and other professionals can check the validity of documents.

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Sophia Bolden

Communications Manager

Sophia Bolden is the Communications Manager at Telstra Health - ADCC (formerly iCareHealth). With a background in the disability and aged care sector, she brings an understanding and passion for aged care. Sophia recognises the importance of social media and online communication in relating technology and aged care news in the most effective way possible.

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