Supporting rights of older people living in residential aged care or retirement villages; receiving Commonwealth Home Support Programme or Home Care Package services; or at risk of, or experiencing abuse from family or friends.
ARAS has been supporting older people in South Australia to uphold their aged care and human rights since 1990.
ARAS offers a free, confidential and state-wide service to older people, or their representatives. ARAS also has specialist Aboriginal Advocates who provide culturally safe support and host an annual Intergenerational Elders and Youth Gathering in regional South Australia. Currently, ARAS is participating in the Aged Care System Navigator Trial, which supports older people in navigating the aged care system and accessing services. ARAS is funded by the Department of Health, National Aged Care Advocacy Program (NACAP), Office for Ageing Well, SA Health and COTA Australia. ARAS is the South Australian member of the Commonwealth funded Older Persons Advocacy Network (OPAN).
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