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The Global Voice of Dementia. Support and Advocacy of, by, and for people with dementia. Free exclusive membership for people with dementia
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Dementia Alliance 2h
It was an excellent collaboration, and one which of course does not represent the 50 million people with dementia (how could it?), but was done with the hope of encouraging and empowering more people to speak up.
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My Alzheimer's Story 6h
it doesn't matter if they know you or not
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ADA Australia 9h
That’s a wrap! After an incredible two days of panel discussions, keynote speeches and insights from experts from Australia and around the world, the 2019 National Elder Abuse Conference has come to an end. Thank you to everyone who was part of the conference!
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Lachlan Green Jul 21
Phenomenal start to with discussing some of the big issues of Human Rights, Institutions, Chemical Restraints and where we go now!
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Virginia Trioli Jul 21
The brilliant talking about her crucial investigations into elder abuse in aged care, .
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Caxton Legal Centre Jul 22
Great to be kicking off Day 2 of . Maggie and David Sheehan showed us strength and dignity in sharing their story and reminds us why we're here.
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Geoff Rowe Jul 21
⁩ delivering the opening keynote address at - findings that older people free from behaviour control medication in care have lower support needs and better lives.
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Paul Greenwood Jul 21
At powerful story from Margarita Solis who was sexually assaulted in her community - but management did not believe her. Eventually the perpetrator was arrested and prosecuted- but only received a 6 month sentence suspended! Proof that Australia needs crime.
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Samantha Edmonds Jul 21
We're not destined to be an object of pity and charity in old age this is something society makes of us
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Philippa Campbell Jul 21
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Geoff Rowe Jul 22
“It’s time that elder abuse was made a crime in Australia “ Paul Greenwood ⁦⁩ speaking at the National Elder Abuse Conference ⁩ ⁦
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Maria Anne Berry Jul 21
Very powerful conversation at Joseph Ibrahim, Kate Swaffer, Marcus Riley Virginia Trioli, , chemical restraint..... right to participate
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Paul Johnson Jul 21
Who is actually the consumer in Aged Care ? asks ⁦⁩ as he challenges the influential role of family members
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Celebrate Ageing Jul 22
Thanks for all you do to challenge the status quo. I love that you make so many of us question our responses to people living with dementia Rock that boat
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ADA Australia Jul 22
We are kicking off the afternoon with two panel sessions focusing on safer families and financial safeguarding. Thanks to Bill Mitchell from for facilitating a discussion on the responsibilities of banks and other institutions in preventing .
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Anne Connolly Jul 21
Looking forward to a speaking today about elder abuse and the media's role in reporting it. I receive dozens of emails a week about what's happening inside nursing homes. Even with a royal commission and a supposed 'tough new cop on the beat'.
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Geoff Rowe Jul 22
Maggie & David telling their story of at the hands of a family member at Do you know that most abuse is perpetrated by a family member and largely goes unreported? ⁦⁩ ⁦
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Celebrate Ageing Jul 22
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Celebrate Ageing Jul 22
So impressed with this work by Uniting and Queensland Health to better respond to sexual abuse of older women. This LEADERSHIP needs to be shared with others - we need to talk
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Maria Anne Berry Jul 22
At thank you David and Maggie Sheenan for sharing your lived experience on the importance of “speaking up and talking to someone “ Betrayal from family is the most traumatic . The nation supports you .
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