Preventing Financial Abuse of Older Western Australians
FREE COMMUNITY EVENT
The Public Trustee and the Office of the Public Advocate invite you to join them, on the eve of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, as they bring together industry professionals and representatives to raise awareness of the growing issue of Financial Elder Abuse of older Western Australians.
Together, let’s #HelpStopElderAbuse
Book a free information session or simply drop in and browse the information stalls.
Information Stalls | Open 9am – 1.30pm
Browse the information stalls and gain a better understanding of elder abuse, the rights of older persons and what services are available.
No bookings necessary.
Free Education Seminars | Bookings Essential
Book some, or all seminars below depending on your circumstance.
Limited Seats available. Click on the BOOK NOW Button above to reserve your seat/s.
Session 1. | 9.40am – 10.40am
Topic: Abuse Prevention - It’s Everybody’s Business
- Brian Roche, Public Trustee
Churchill Fellowship: International Experiences in Preventing Financial Abuse of Older People.
- Vanessa Harvey, Department of Communities & Veronica Clarke, City of Melville
Building strong, inclusive age-friendly communities that value and support our Seniors.
- Debra Casey, Office of the Public Advocate
Evidence Financial Elder Abuse is an issue in WA.
Session 2. | 11am – 12pm
Topic: Who Can Help? Services Supporting Older People’s Rights
- Rhian Chin, Advocare
Elder Abuse & WA Elder Abuse Help Line.
- Fran Ottolini, Older Peoples Rights Service
Can it happen to me? Case Studies
- Justin Stevenson, Legal Aid WA
New Seniors Rights & Advocacy Service – Advice, referral, representation & mediation.
Session 3. | 12.20pm-1.20pm
Topic: Avoid Abuse of Trust by Being Informed & Planning Ahead
- Sarah Keenan, Office of the Public Advocate
Safeguarding future financial decisions through EPAs & SAT Administration Orders.
- Michael Bowyer, Public Trustee
Financial Elder Abuse - 12 reasons they can’t get their money back.
- Etta Palumbo, Public Trustee
Let’s Talk Taboo Topics – Wills, Inheritance Impatience & Aged Care Conversations.
For more information or if you require assistance booking seminars please contact 1300 746 116 or email email@example.com
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