Twelve steps to prevent elder abuse

Prevent elder abuse. That’s like saying, Prevent domestic violence. Or prevent child abuse. At first glance, preventing abuse seems an impossible task. But there are steps we can take to prevent elder abuse.

It is more difficult to mistreat a fit, active old person.

It is more difficult to mistreat a fit, active old person.

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Australia Day confusion

Australia Day post  – a day late. I couldn’t access the internet yesterday. Frustrating.

Australia Day perplexes me. What could be a joyous response is clouded by difficult issues. I’m a traditional Australian, to my core. But Australia Day does not fill me with unmitigated delight.

Australia Day, 2016

Australia Day

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Ann O’Neill – researcher, educator

Ann O’Neill, like Rosie Batty, is an amazing woman. Both have survived horrendous domestic violence. They have been traumatised. Their children have been killed.

I had the privilege of hearing Ann speak to a small group this morning. Hence another blog about domestic terrorism.

Dr Ann O'Neil

Dr Ann O’Neil

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