Relationships Australia 2016 - 2017 Annual Report 1 - Page 50

Helping older Australians and their families negotiate complex issues related to ageing. Queensland worked together to trial the Elder Relationship Service. The trial set out to review the benefits of elder mediation and counselling for families and communities, as well as gauging the demand for services in this area. In 2016-17 Relationships Australia organisations in South Australia, Tasmania, the Australian Capital Territory, Victoria, New South Wales and Over the year, older people and their families have used the service to prevent or resolve family conflict; have difficult conversations; plan for the future, The Elder Relationship Service - Pilot Project 46 Relationships Australia SA Annual Report 2016 -2017 including medical, health, financial or living arrangements; talk about end of life decisions, including inheritances; resolve differences in ways that improve their relationships and make decisions that protect the interests, rights and safety of their families. Relationships Australia SA collaborated with various organisations including the Aged Rights Advocacy Service and the SA Elder Abuse Prevention Phone [BY\ܞH[Z]YHۈ\ڙX \œ\وH[ڙX \HYYX]ܜ˜[[[ܜ\HZ[YH[BY][ܚ[][\H[K]H\ۈYYX][ۋ[\X\B[\XHݚ\[ۈ\Y\ˈHZ[[[۝[YHHٙ\Y[]\B\\و[][ۜ\]\[XHx&\›ۙ[ܘ[K\ܘ[\[\Bٝ[\\܈[[[\X\B]\[\\[Z[[ܜܘ]Y[\ܘYX]H\XHو[Z[B\]H\][ۈ\X[[K