“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. (photo of presenters L-R Meagan Ramages, Nicoleta Tataru, Meera Agar, […]
A world class conference exploring the rights of older people, particularly LGBTI communities, to have their relationships, sexuality & intimacy needs respected.
Capacity Australia provided grant funding to support the work of Mangal Kardile, psychologist In India. Mangal developed a community education and awareness program on elder abuse and dementia, tailored and delivered to local police who support the Kumbh-Mela festival, to prevent and address the problem of elder abuse by abandonment. India’s Hindu festival of Kumbh-Mela […]