The EAPU develops resources for students, service providers and the general community to help raise awareness and understanding of issues people who become victims of elder abuse may face.
Please call our Helpline on 1300 651 192 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to order printed copies of any of the EAPU brochures listed below.
|Current multi-lingual EAPU brochures: "Elder Abuse, Mistreatment & Exploitation"||Previous multi-lingual EAPU brochures:
"Mistreatment of Older People"
- Info Sheet 1 - About the Elder Abuse Prevention Unit
- Info Sheet 2 - What is Elder Abuse?
- Info Sheet 3 - Prevention - How to protect yourself..
- Info Sheet 4 - Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Communities
- Fact Sheet 1 - Financial Abuse of Older People
- Fact Sheet 2 - Psychological Abuse of Older People
- Fact Sheet 3 - Social Abuse and Neglect
- Fact Sheet 4 - Physical and Sexual Abuse of Older People
- Fact Sheet 5 - Risk Factors Associated with Elder Abuse
- EAPU Health Care Decision Making Flowchart
- Duty of Care - Some Questions Answered
- Rights of older people
Please be aware that while the interstate resources listed below contain quality general information and tips, some of the details may not apply in Queensland, i.e. details pertaining to state based legislation or services.
Assets for Care - Seniors Rights Victoria
Assets for Care is an online guide for lawyers to assist older clients at risk of financial abuse. It includes information on financial abuse, the lawyer’s role, capacity, prevention, relationship break downs, substitute decision-making and family agreements.
Elder Abuse Toolkit - Seniors Rights Victoria
Launched more recently, the online elder abuse toolkit has more general information and is suitable for anyone working with older people – not only lawyers. It provides easy-to-use information on preventing, identifying and responding to elder abuse.
A guide for people considering moving in with family as they get older. Care for Your Assets: Money, Ageing & Family will help older people plan and secure their future interests. It covers topics such as making a family agreement, Centrelink and taxation implications and where to go for more information and advice.