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

http://www.seniorsrightsservice.org.au

02 9281 3600 (Sydney metro), 1800 424 079 (Regional)

info@seniorsrightsservice.org.au

02 9281 3672

Level 4, 418A Elizabeth St
Surry Hills, NSW, 2010

Transport Options

Five min walk from Central Station

Hours of Operation

Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm

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: 9 May 2018

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