Investigating elder abuse in India

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 […]

National Supported Decision Making Conference – Programme at a Glance

10:00 am Registration 10:15 – 10:20 am Opening: Conjoint Prof Carmelle Peisah,  Old Age Psychiatrist, Conjoint Professor UNSW; President Capacity Australia; 10:20 – 11:00 am Keynote Address: Emeritus Professor Terry Carney AO, FAAL, The University of Sydney, NSW Australia, Visiting Research Professor, UTS, (Sydney), Past President (2005-2007) International Academy of Law and Mental Health TOPIC: […]

Capacity Australia launches E-Learning Tool for Bank Staff

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 […]