The announcement by the federal attorney general, Christian Porter, of a new initiative to crack down on elder abuse including a new national hotline and $18m over four years towards service trials to be running in every state and territory to support victims by the end of June. The hotline aims to tackle cases of […]
Congratulations to Dr Mangal Kardile being recognised with a recent award as one of the “100 MOST IMPACTFUL HEALTHCARE LEADERS [GLOBAL LISTING]”. The awards were held on 14th February, 2019 by World Mental Health and Wellness Congress at Taj Lands End, Mumbai. Dr Kardile is an international partner of Capacity Australia, founder of Mental Health Aims and […]
“During October 2018 a Cognitive Decline Partnership Centre research team convened a forum aimed at generating consensus recommendations relating to the incorporation of supported decision-making in the National Plan on elder abuse. This day-long forum was independently facilitated, and involved 36 key stakeholders from a range of backgrounds and perspectives. Based on discussion during […]
Professor Carmelle Peisah has been appointed as a member of the Board of Directors of the International Psychogeriatric Association (IPA), who are major partners with Capacity Australia. Professor Peisah has also been appointed Chair of the IPA Capacity Task Force, and Chair of the Capacity Shared Interest Forum.
Over 90 delegates joined Capacity Australia President Professor Carmelle Peisah at the Death on the Beach conference on 1st March in Sydney. Thanks to UNSW Faculty of Medicine, Neuroscience, Mental Health and Addictions Theme for sponsoring our plenary speaker Dr Liz Sampson from the UK.