Health and ageing

What laws affect older people? How do I make a complaint about my doctor?

 

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NSW legislation dealing with mental health, including voluntary and involuntary admission, care and treatment, and the Mental Health Review Tribunal.

 
My Aged Care helps you find out about aged care services. Find information about help at home, aged care homes, costs, and complaints.
 
The Mental Health Review Tribunal conducts mental health inquiries, makes and reviews orders, and hears some appeals about the treatment and care of people with a mental illness.
 
 

The guide book, from NSW Health, provides a clear and practical source of information about procedures and issues to be considered in implementing the Mental Health Act 2007.

 
 

This looseleaf service covers topics including medical negligence, consent, medical litigation, patients rights, forensic medicine, public health, and ethics. Also available online in the State Library.

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