Health and ageing What laws affect older people? How do I make a complaint about my doctor? Content Location AnyIn the State LibraryIn your public libraryOnlineAnyIn the State LibraryIn your public libraryOnline Subjects AnyHealthOlder persons lawAnyHealthOlder persons law Apply liac resource legend Key: Book External link Legal PDF Report Video health and ageing resource tiles Health law - Chapter 26 of The Law Handbook, 15th edition This chapter of the Law handbook covers health law, including consent, health records, complaints, mental health, and HIV. Discrimination - Chapter 17 of The Law Handbook, 15th edition This chapter of The law handbook covers types of discrimination, vilification, victimisation, equal employment opportunity, and complaints about discrimination Speaking for myself: planning for later life decision-making A short and easy to understand guide to wills, power of attorney, enduring guardians, and advanced care directives. Mental Health Act 2007 NSW legislation dealing with mental health, including voluntary and involuntary admission, care and treatment, and the Mental Health Review Tribunal. Health Care Complaints Commission The Health Care Complaints Commission deals with complaints about health service providers in NSW. Find out about the complaints process. Mental Health Review Tribunal 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. Have you been involuntarily admitted to a hospital? Find out your rights and where to get help if you have you been involuntarily admitted to a hospital. Information from Legal Aid NSW. Mental Health Act 2007 - guide book 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. Australian health and medical law reporter 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. My aged care My Aged Care helps you find out about aged care services. Find information about help at home, aged care homes, costs, and complaints. Load more Looking for more? The State Library has a wealth of legal information in its collections. Try searching our various resources to find more. Search catalogue Search catalogues Search eResources Find full-text articles, newspapers and images Research Guides Discover our specialised subject guides Legislation and case law NSW legislation Find all NSW legislation, including current and historical Acts, Regulations, Gazettes and Bills. NSW caselaw Find cases from NSW courts and tribunals, including the Supreme Court, Local Court, and the Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT) AustLII Find legislation and cases from all Australian jurisdictions. Federal Register of Legislation Find all Commonwealth legislation, including current and historical Acts, Legislative Instruments, Gazettes and Bills. Getting help LawAccess NSW Free government telephone service that provides legal information, referrals and advice for people who have a legal problem in NSW. Community Legal Centres NSW Community legal centres provide free legal help to people in need. Legal Aid NSW Help for people with legal problems including legal advice, court assistance and family dispute resolution. Aboriginal Legal Service Legal information, advice and court representation for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.