2016 Pre-Congress Workshops IPA International Congress San Francisco

Capacity is pleased to announce the attendance at the 2016 IPA International Congress at San Francisco on Tuesday, 6 September 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. Originally championed by Sanford Finkel (IPA Past […]

NSW Legislative Council’s Inquiry into Elder Abuse has published it’s report – General Purpose Standing Committee No 2 Report No. 44

The General Purpose Standing Committee No. 2 Report no. 44 titled ‘Elder abuse in NSW’. This report, available on their website, was tabled with the Clerk of the Legislative Council on 24 June 2016. The report and it’s 11 recommendations are now with the Government for consideration. Recommendation 9 is relating to Financial Abuse and raising awareness, through […]

Capacity Australia Annual National Conference on Decision Making in Dementia

‘Everyone has the right to make their own Decisions’. Capacity Australia is delighted to invite delegates to register now.
Our Keynote speaker is Associate Professor Elsie Hui Chinese University on “End of Life Decisions in Dementia “

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: […]