Safeguards for Ageing Well Program
ARAS recognises the importance of all older South Australians ageing well with dignity and respect, and exercising their rights to make informed decisions, whilst maintaining community connections and social engagement.
The program delivers information to raise awareness and provides strategies for living a positive life and ageing well.
ARAS staff can deliver sessions to older people and the aged care workforce.
To book an education session, please complete online form.
Click here to download the program brochure.
ARAS staff can deliver information and raise awareness on:
- consumer rights
- safeguarding older people’s rights
- living a positive life and ageing well
- prevention of elder abuse and what can keep older people safe
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Ways you can safeguard your rights
Stay in control
ARAS Advocates assist with providing:
The program also proposes prevention strategies for safeguarding older people from abuse, delivered through education and links to other key services and agencies.
The program incorporates SAHMRI’s key findings and recommendations for older Aboriginal people, based on cultural principles and values for keeping older Aboriginal people safe.
The program is supported by Office for Ageing Well, SA Health.