The Federation Press

Older Residents’ Legal Rights

Supported accommodation in New South Wales

Overview

Table of Contents

Advocating for Residents’ Rights

Introduction
Advocacy and dispute resolution

Forms of Supported Accommodation

Self-care units in retirement villages
Hostels and serviced apartments
Nursing homes
Boarding houses

Social Security and Veterans’ Entitlements

Pensions

Legal Issues and Remedies

Contracts
Consumer protection law
The law of torts and supported accommodation
Duty of care in supported accommodation
Intentional wrongs

Incapacity, Estate Management and Guardianship

Ageing, dementia and incapacity
Estate management
Guardianship

References
Index

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