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Health and ageing
What laws affect older people? How do I make a complaint about my doctor?
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This chapter of the Law handbook covers health law, including consent, health records, complaints, mental health, and HIV.
This chapter of The law handbook covers types of discrimination, vilification, victimisation, equal employment opportunity, and complaints about discrimination
NSW legislation dealing with mental health, including voluntary and involuntary admission, care and treatment, and the Mental Health Review Tribunal.
Find out your rights and where to get help if you have you been involuntarily admitted to a hospital. Information from Legal Aid NSW.
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 chapter of the Law handbook deals with disability law, including guardianship and the National Disability Insurance Scheme.
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