The contents of a new qualitative report from the Older Person’s Advocacy Network paint a picture of a system that has a long way to go in realising the recommendations of the royal commission. BIANCA ROBERTS reports
A national consortium is now consulting with industry and community stakeholders regarding their new quality indicator pilot trial, to test the effectiveness of the health department's existing quality indicators for residential aged care, as well as inform the development of five similar quality indicators for in-home care services.
The Australian Department of Health, researchers and allied health practitioners are at odds in the debate surrounding the perceived effectiveness of the new funding tool for services in residential aged care.
The Federal Department of Health is is always looking to improve consumer supports, programs and services. With this in mind, it is asking everyone in aged care to complete a short, five-minute survey.
As all in the sector are well aware by now, the Department of Health is in the midst of holding a series of interactive webinars to share information about the aged care reforms announced in the 2021 Federal Budget, in response to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety.