Submission - Response to an inquiry into Elder Abuse in NSW

COTA NSW welcomes the opportunity to appear before the General Purpose Standing Committee No. 2 into elder abuse. COTA NSW has been a long term advocate for the support of older people experiencing abuse – ‘elder abuse’. We were an active participant in the ‘Review of the Interagency Protocol for Responding to the Abuse of Older People’ in 2011 and a member of the ‘NSW Steering Committee - Prevention of Elder Abuse’ from its inception. The CEO of COTA NSW was also chair of the ‘Awareness and Communication Working Group: Elder Abuse Helpline and Resource Unit’.

COTA NSW DocumentCOTA NSW Document (23-Nov-2015)

Released: 07-Dec-2015

COTA NSW welcomes the opportunity to appear before the General Purpose Standing Committee No. 2 into elder abuse. COTA NSW has been a long term advocate for the support of older people experiencing abuse – ‘elder abuse’. We were an active participant in the ‘Review of the Interagency Protocol for Responding to the Abuse of Older People’ in 2011 and a member of the ‘NSW Steering Committee - Prevention of Elder Abuse’ from its inception. The CEO of COTA NSW was also chair of the ‘Awareness and Communication Working Group: Elder Abuse Helpline and Resource Unit’.

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