Frequently Asked Questions

1.   Who can use the services of Aged Rights Advocacy Service (ARAS)?  Does
       it cost anything?

             

 

 

2.   What are my rights and are they different to anyone else’s rights?




3.    Advocacy – what does it mean and how does ARAS advocate for older
       people?




4.    What if the older person has dementia or has had a stroke and can’t make        decisions for themselves’, how can you ensure their rights are upheld?




5.    Would the advocate speak directly to an alleged abuser?




6.    Can ARAS give legal advice?




7.    Can I remain anonymous?







 

ANSWER:

ARAS can make a referral to a professional legal advice and information service.

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