Professor Carmelle Peisah, on behalf of Capacity Australia, would like to sincerely thank the members of Asquith Probus for their commitment to and generous support of Capacity Australia’s efforts to combat elder abuse in Australia, as part of our initiatives for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, June, 2016.
Capacity Australia has released for purchase an online E-Learning Tool for Bank Staff on Financial abuse and dementia, developed using a $50,000 grant from the UNSW Dementia Collaborative Research Centre. The tool, developed in collaboration with Australian online adaptive learning company, Smart Sparrow, teaches bank staff to better understand dementia, financial capacity, supported decision-making, signs of […]
Everyone has the right to make their own decisions or if needed to have support to make their own decisions. This right must also be balanced against the need to protect a person from harm to themselves or from exploitation.
Capacity Australia’s vision is an inclusive community that respects individual’s abilities and which empowers people to make their own decisions with necessary supports when required. As a self-funded charity, Capacity Australia gratefully accepts any monetary donation, big or small.
Financial Sector Workshop – Thank you to MLC for hosting Capacity Australia
On the 12th August 2016, at MLC, North Sydney, Capacity Australia held their second workshop for financial service professionals and we are thankful for all those who attended. In particular we would like to acknowledge the support of MLC, thank you for making it a success. Our next Financial Service Professional workshop will be held in 2017. Please watch this space for new dates and more information shortly. More information can be found by clicking on the link or email us on firstname.lastname@example.org.