Part of the Ideas & Society program, this event will offer an outstanding panel with a variety of perspectives — to discuss what is now happening inside Australia’s aged care homes, what are the reasons for the crisis, and what are the possible ways forward.
Writer, aged care support worker/advocate and sitting member of the Council of Elders, Danijela Hlis, has identified six priority areas the Government and home care providers must address in order to truly reform the sector and make it sustainable into the future.
A new platform, titled Residents Matter, has been established to provide older Australians within residential aged care facilities with a means of voicing their concerns and experiences with the public.
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership is a free trade agreement between Australia and 14 other Indo-Pacific countries. It is being called the 'largest free deal in the world’, but aged care advocates are worried it will keep the aged care industry chained to inadequate and antiquated standards. BIANCA ROBERTS reports