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Resources for Seniors

Links to Helpful Resources for Seniors:

Links to National Resources for Seniors:

Australian Deafblind Council
www.deafblind.org.au

Australian Human Rights Commission
www.humanrights.gov.au

Department of Social Services: National Framework for Reducing and Eliminating the Use of Restrictive Practices in the Disability Service Sector
https://www.dss.gov.au/national-framework-for-reducing-and-eliminating-the-use-of-restrictive-practices-in-the-disability-servic

Department of Social Services: National Standards for Disability Services Disability Service Standards – Disability Employment Disability Service Standards – Advocacy
www.dss.gov.au/disability-and-carers/standards-and-quality-assurance

Every Australian Counts
www.everyaustraliancounts.com.au

National Disability Abuse and Neglect Hotline
1800 880 052 (in Australia, mobile calls at mobile rates)

TTY: 1800 301 130 (freecall in Australia, mobile calls at mobile rates)

National Disability Insurance Scheme
www.ndis.gov.au

Links to ACT Resources for Seniors:

ACT Human Rights Commission
www.hrc.act.gov.au

Advocacy and Legislation Community Services
www.communityservices.act.gov.au/wac/community

Community Services
www.hrc.act.gov.au

Public Advocate ACT
www.publicadvocate.act.gov.au

Links to Queensland Resources for Seniors:

Anti-Discrimination Commission
www.adcq.qld.gov.au

Centre of Excellence for Clinical Innovation and Behaviour Support
www.communities.qld.gov.au/disability/key-projects/positive-behaviour-support/centre-of-excellence-for-clinical

Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability
www.communities.qld.gov.au/

Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Restrictive Interventions Compliance Framework
www.communities.qld.gov.au/disability/key-projects/positive-behaviour-support

Human Services Quality Framework
www.communities.qld.gov.au/gateway/funding-and-grants/human-services-quality-framework

Office of Public Guardian
www.publicguardian.qld.gov.au

Queensland Government Standards and Community Care
www.qld.gov.au/community/community-organisations-volunteering/community-care-standards

Links to Tasmanian Resources for Seniors:

Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania
www.dhhs.tas.gov.au

DHHS Policies, Procedures and Guidelines
http://www.dhhs.tas.gov.au/disability/policies,_procedures_and_guidelines

Office of Anti-Discrimination Commissioner
www.antidiscrimination.tas.gov.au

Office of Public Guardian
www.publicguardian.tas.gov.au

Tasmania Ombudsman
www.ombudsman.tas.gov.au

Tasmania Senior Practitioner
www.dhhs.tas.gov.au/disability/senior_practitioner

Links to Victorian Resources for Seniors:

Department of Human Services (AKA DHS)
www.dhs.vic.gov.au

Department of Human Services Standards
www.dhs.vic.gov.au/department-of-human-services-standards

Disability Services Commissioner
www.odsc.vic.gov.au

Office of Professional Practice and the Senior Practitioner
www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/our-organisation

Office Public Advocate
www.publicadvocate.vic.gov.au

Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission
www.humanrightscommission.vic.gov.au

Able Resources for Seniors:

Download:   Community Transport Information Sheet.

Download:  Active Living Program for Seniors Information Sheet.

Download:   Community Visitors Scheme Information Sheet.

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