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OPAN webinar - Preventing sexual assault of people with dementia in RAC

OPAN, in conjunction with the Older Women’s Network NSW and Celebrate Ageing Ltd, is presenting a webinar on preventing sexual assault of people with dementia in RAC, as part of the #ReadyToListen project funded by the Department of Health.


01 Jun 2022

The webinar will outline the “role that perceptions of people with dementia play in their vulnerability to sexual assault in residential aged care” and offer “practical resources for prevention, including the launch of the #ReadyToListen Dementia MAP (myths, facts and practical strategies)”.

The webinar is being held on Tuesday June 14 2022 at 11.30am – 12.30pm AEST.

It is also noted on the event web page for the webinar that “[o]f the estimated 50 sexual assaults in residential aged care each week – most victim/survivors are people living with dementia”.

For further information and to register for the webinar, please see here.



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