PSN Info Sheets

Peer Support Network Teleconference Information Sheets:

Mental Capacity
August 2009, Dr Catherine Yelland  [Geriatrician] from the Princess Alexandra Hospital. Discussed issues about how to address capacity loss from a medical perspective.


Financial Abuse - Do I Stand a Chance?
June 2009, Tim Feely  from The Public Trustee of Queensland. Discussed risk factors that make older people more vulnerable to financial elder abuse and some prevention strategies that can help reduce these risks.


Drawing the Line on Duty of Care
March 2009, Margaret Arthur   [Solicitor] from Carne, Reidy & Herd Lawyers


Domestic Violence in Older Age
June 2008, Janis Downing  from the Roma Working Against Abuse Service


Duty of Care for Service Providers
October 2006, Brian Herd   from Carne [Solicitor - Elder Law Specialist], Reidy & Herd Lawyers


When and How to Approach GAAT?
August 2007, Darren Clarke  from the Guardianship and Administration Tribunal, Department of Justice and Attorney-General.


The Office of the Adult Guardian
April 2007, Dianne Pendergast  [the Adult Guardian] from the Office of the Adult Guardian.