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CANCELLED – Elder Abuse & Know Your Rights

CANCELLED – Elder Abuse & Know Your Rights

Date & Time

Wednesday 12 June 2024


Join us for a presentation about Know Your Rights by Rebecca Andrews, Aged Care Advocate followed by a talk about Elder Abuse presented by Cheryl Williams, Domestic & Family Violence Solicitor on Wednesday 12 June at the SMSA.

Date: Wednesday 12 June 2024
Time: 12:30 pm – 13:45 pm

12:30 pm – 13:00 pm – presentation on “Know Your Rights”
13:00 pm – 13:45 pm – presentation on “Elder Abuse”

About Rebecca Andrews – Aged Care Advocate:

Rebecca is an aged care advocate for the Seniors Rights Service. She is passionate about protecting and advancing the rights of older people. As an advocate, she is skilled at listening to the older person’s experience and understanding their needs, which is paramount to providing appropriate support, information, and potential advocacy.  Rebecca is also an Accredited Social Worker and a member of the Australian Association of Social Workers.  When she is not supporting older people, she enjoys on and off road biking and loves to spend time in Thredbo during the summer.


About Cheryl Williams – Domestic & Family Violence Solicitor:

Cheryl has been in private practice for 22 years with her own private practice since 2006. She is currently specializing in Women escaping Violence and coercive control. She has previously worked in Family Law, Criminal and General practice for 22 years and has a Masters in Applied Family Law. Also has previously worked in various Community Legal Services such as Macarthur Legal Centre, Illawarra Legal Centre and Law Access NSW.

Currently the Domestic Family and Sexual Violence Solicitor with Seniors rights Service.

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Date & Time

Wednesday 12 June 2024


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