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    We will uphold your rights and address your concerns.

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  • You make the decisions

    We will only discuss your concerns with others if we have your permission.

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  • We will listen to you

    We support you to have your voice heard.

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  • Abuse Prevention

    'Train the Trainer' and 'Responding to Elder Abuse' Training

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  • Bushfire Crisis - South Australia

    Please be aware that due to the devastating bushfires taking place around the country, accessibility issues may arise that impact our ability to meet face to face with clients and Service Providers in affected areas. Our ability to provide information and Advocacy support by phone is unaffected.

    We apologise for any inconvenience caused and hope you stay safe during this time.

    If you have been affected by the bushfires, please contact the State Recovery Hotline on 1800 302 787. For further information regarding Department of Human Services Disaster Recovery please click on "read more" below.

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For the rights of older people

Aged Rights Advocacy Service (ARAS) has been supporting older people in South Australia to uphold their aged care and human rights since 1990. ARAS is the South Australian member of the Commonwealth funded Older Persons Advocacy Network (OPAN). ARAS advocates can assist you or an older person you know to access and interact with the community or residential aged care service providers.

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Older Persons Advocacy Network

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Know your rights

Charter of Aged Care Rights

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Recent Publications

All ARAS publications can be viewed and printed online and are available in other languages.

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Media Releases

View all the latest news and media releases from the The Aged Rights Advocacy Service

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When you support ARAS you can be assured that your money goes exclusively towards our core work of supporting older people in vulnerable situations to have a voice. That's what we do. Your support, no matter how small, can make a real contribution to our work.

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