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Northern Integrated Family
Violence Services Partnership
For professionals supporting the
safety of victim survivors in Melbourne's
northern metropolitan region

Better Place Australia – Respecting Elders Response Service

Available: 9am-5pm weekdays
1800 214 117
Region: Banyule, Darebin, Nillumbik, Whittlesea and Yarra

Respecting Elders is a service for older people who are at risk of or experiencing elder abuse.

Family consultants at Respecting Elders provide:

  • Older Person assessment and identification of support needs
  • Ongoing risk assessment and safety response
  • Advocacy and Counselling Support
  • Care Coordination/ Case Management
  • Financial counselling
  • Family mediation and conflict resolution
  • Older person centred, trauma informed & empowerment based
  • Referral to services within the aged care system
  • Education and secondary consultation for Service Providers and families in relation to Elder Abuse Prevention.

Practitioners can ring to refer or email respectingelders@betterplace.com.au.