Elder Rights

Tuesday 9th April, 2019 10:00am - 11:30am 19 Pether Rd, Manning

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The recent Royal Commission on Aged Care has raised a lot of red flags around elder abuse. 

By attending this seminar you will learn about human rights, elder abuse, what to do if abuse is experienced, witnessed or suspected, and preventative strategies.

Empower yourself to raise aged care concerns, access assistance and prevent elder abuse for yourself or a loved one.

The seminar is fully interactive with relevant resources and questions welcomed throughout the presentation. 

Who should attend?

The seminar is free and open to all community members, regardless of age or health conditions.

What is covered?

  • Advocacy and the role of Advocare
  • Accessing Services
  • Human Rights
  • Elder Abuse

Dr Nicky Howe, CEO Southcare will also give an overview of your options for home care services.

Places are limited and registrations are essential. Please feel welcome to bring your carers and family who support you, but please add their details to your registration.

Speakers & Hosts


Wendy Bennett

Wendy has been an Advocate at Advocare for the past 4 years. She has worked in the aged care sector for the past 16 years. Prior to this Wendy worked in the community sector, including an extensive period as a crisis telephone worker.

About Advocare

Advocare’s mission is to provide an independent voice on behalf of older people, informing service delivery and influencing practice.

 As an independent not-for-profit organisation they provide a range of services especially designed to assist seniors and their families and carers.

They work with the sector to increase the understanding of the rights of older members in the community, commission research, and provide submissions to policy and law reviews that concern elders.

Southcare - Event Organiser

Why are we running these seminars?

As a community organisation, our mission is to empower people and enrich lives. One way we do this is by providing free educational workshops and seminars, like this one today. We run different seminars every month and intvite you to attend, you can find more information on our website.

About Southcare

Southcare is a not-for-profit providing personalised aged, home care and community services that support you to live with dignity and respect in your own home and community.


Let’s sit down together (you, your family and friends) and talk through the options and tailor a plan that respects your care choices and needs.

Honest Value

We have no hidden fees and you can have services for as little or as long as you need!


Just like you, we’re local and proud to be part of the community for over 35 years.


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