Supported decision making – a legal perspective

Save the date! STEP NSW has invited Michael Perkins to present this seminar for STEP members and the STEP extended network. Date: Wednesday 10 April 2024 Time: 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Type: Lunch & Learn Location: Zoom webinar Topic: Supported decision making...

Mitigating Elder Abuse

In our experience, the mitigation of abusive conduct needs us, as a community, to move from passive Coping to active Caring at an earlier stage of the ageing of a person than is usually the case. It is not the role of the law to prevent abusive or coercive conduct....

Case study: Grieving mother excluded from NCAT meeting because she couldn’t hear

Autonomy First Lawyers were called into help by a fellow experienced solicitor. The solicitor’s client was a mother who had been living with her son until his death. She was discharged to a nursing home from hospital and the home applied to NCAT to appoint a financial...