Seniors Rights Service

Service Description

A community legal centre that protects the rights of older people. It provides telephone advice, advocacy, legal advice and educational services. Assistance and advocacy is given to people in Commonwealth funded aged care services, their carers and family members, to help them understand their rights under the Aged Care Act. It assists to resolve issues and complaints with aged care providers. Other supported issues include consumer issues such as debt management, human rights including elder abuse and discrimination, future planning of wills and guardianship, and accommodation issues.

Alternate Names: TARS

Hours of Operation

Mon-Fri: 9am-4.30pm

Accessibility

Referral System

Anyone can refer- Will take referrals under 65 if in a nursing home. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders from 50 years.

Service Fees

No

Disability Access

Yes. Lift, level access, accessible toilet

Organisational Information

Area Served

NSW

Parent Organisation

Community Legal Centres NSW

Other Information

Volunteering Opportunities

No

Last Updated: 11 May 2020

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