Hard conversations: Episode 1: Talking about elder abuse- Legal Aid Elder Abuse Service and Central Coast CLC
'Hard conversations' is a 6 part podcast series exploring the complexity of elder abuse.
In this first episode we will hear about elder abuse from social workers, community workers and lawyers from the Central Coast Elder Abuse Service (Legal Aid NSW) and the Central Coast Community Legal Centre, who share their knowledge and experience. What they talk about is relevant for anyone who wants to understand more about elder abuse.
You will hear from:
Tracy Jackson- Social Worker Central Coast elder abuse service
Bobbi Murray - Aboriginal Access Worker Central Coast Community Legal Centre
Barry (BJ ) Duncan- Aboriginal Access Worker Central Coast Community Legal Centre/ Darkinjung Aboriginal Land Council
Mary Lovelock - Lawyer Central Coast elder abuse service
Tanya Chapman - Lawyer Central Coast elder abuse unit
Throughout this series you will hear from lots of different people about their understanding of elder abuse, the ways they think about it in their communities and how we can start to address it together.
There is no one right answer - there are lots of things we can do to help people who may be experiencing or are at risk of elder abuse and we will talk about some of them.