Ō Tātou Moemoeā - Elder Abuse and Neglect

June 2023
10:00 am
12:00 pm
D340 Interactive Learning Centre, Gate 1, Raumanga Campus

A Social Work Professional Development Series for Northland

Tena koutou katoa. We welcome the Founding Trustees from Seniors ASAPTrust, they will be delivering a presentation based around Elder Abuse and Neglect. Launching in 2023 this charitable trust is providing intervention services for vulnerable older adults. We hope to see you there.

These workshops are designed for professionals who need to keep up to date with new developments and best practice and can be used for your Social Workers Registration Board (SWRB) professional development portfolio. The series will address SWRB core competencies and code of conduct as well as technical and practice issues.


  • Rachel Windle – Founder & Trustee: Rachel is a registered social worker in private practice.  Over the past 20 years She has had the extensive experience working in the areas of Statutory Social Work, Sensitive Claims, Brain Injury, Family Violence, Health and Psychiatry of Older People and Elder Abuse and Neglect. This experience led to her developing the concept of and founding ASAP Trust  to which she now contributes as a Trustee.
  • Sally Raymond-Paikea – Founding Trustee: Sally is a social worker in a private practice.  For more than 20 years Sally has worked extensively in community, statutory & educational roles.  Sally’s experience resides strongly with youth, chronic illness, vulnerable adults, elder abuse & neglect alongside teaching Kaupapa Maori concepts & encouraging bi-cultural practice within the social work profession.  This experience has led her to contributing development of the Seniors ASAP Trust to which she continues support as a Trustee.
  • Emily King – Founding Trustee: Emily is a registered Social worker and Trustee of ASAP Trust.  Emily’s social work career started on the medical wards at Whangarei Hospital and progressed into a PPPR (Protection of Personal and Property Rights Act) Specialist Social Work role providing consultation, education and support to the vulnerable older adults, their families and health professionals.  Emily’s passion for working alongside vulnerable older adults and her knowledge and experience of service gaps and the need for family support has led to her interest in becoming a Trustee for ASAP Trust

Please RSVP to socialservices@northtec.ac.nz. There will be a shared kai after the presentation, if attending in-person please drop off a plate in the Wharekai next to the Marae.

A zoom link will be available for those who cannot attend in-person.

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