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Department of Communities: World Elder Abuse Awareness (WEAAD) Regional Grants Program 2023

Grants applications are now open Thursday 9 March 2023 and will close at 4.00pm on Tuesday, 28 March 2023.

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Seniors and their families

COTA WA provide useful information, resources and programs to support older people, we’re here to help.

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Organisations that support seniors

COTA WA provide research and guidance for agencies and organisations across Western Australia, and collaborate to provide programs to improve the lives of older people.

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Elder Abuse

Elder abuse can take many different forms.
The most frequently reported forms of elder abuse are financial abuse and neglect, but physical, psychological and emotional abuse are also common.

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‘Understanding the Mistreatment of Older People’ Guide

You may not know it, but there is a great deal of support available in WA for older people and their loved ones who are experiencing mistreatment commonly referred to as elder abuse.

Download the ‘Understanding the Mistreatment of Older People’ Guide


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