Planning for healthy ageing

Planning for healthy ageing

older couple on body boards at the beachAgeing populations worldwide raise pressing legal, health, social and policy challenges relating to: capacity and decision making; healthcare; financial security; accommodation; elder abuse and ageism.

Our research focuses on:

  • capacity and decision-making
  • assessing incapacity
  • cognitive impairment including dementia
  • substitute decision-making
  • future planning including wills and power of attorney
  • financial security
  • accommodation (including retirement villages and aged care facilities)
  • elder abuse
  • human rights of older persons, including discrimination and ageism
  • access to justice

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