IPA has long recognized capacity as an issue with clinical, ethical, medico-legal and human rights relevance to clinicians across a range of disciplines working in old age psychiatry. This year’s Conference on Capacity promises to showcase novel plenaries addressing a breadth of issues. 3rd International Conference on Capacity: Risky Business and Other Rights. The Pre-Congress […]
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.
Thursday, November 3, 2016 – Thursday, November 3, 2016 105-153 Miller Street Map and Directions | Register Description: Thursday, November, 3rd 2016 Venue: The Boardroom, MLC North Sydney. Description: Protect your clients against Financial abuse Giving an edge to financial service providers for their ageing or disabled clients This Conference will educate professionals in the […]
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 […]
Friday, August 12, 2016 – Friday, August 12, 2016 105-153 Miller Street Map and Directions | Register Description: Friday, August, 12th 2016 Venue: The Boardroom, MLC North Sydney. Description: Protect your clients against Financial abuse. Giving an edge to financial service providers for their ageing or disabled clients This Conference will educate professionals in the […]
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 is on Thursday 3rd November (7.30am-9am). For more information please click on the link or email us on email@example.com.
Back by popular demand our day workshop on capacity in private practice. Suitable for general adult psychiatrists, forensic psychiatrists, old age psychiatrists, geriatricians, neurologists, rehab physicians and neuropsychologists wanting to get in the game of capacity assessment for wills, powers of attorney, financial capacity determinations and other civil capacity work.
When: Friday the 11th November, 8.30am -2pm Where: The Pavillion, Nielsen Park, Vaucluse