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Aged Care Royal Commission hearings resume July 15

The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety will resume hearings next month after a break to protect hearing participants and...

Gov to provide $537m in response to RC Interim Report

The Morrison Government has announced a $537 million funding package in response to the Royal Commission's interim report, the majority of which...

Royal Commission focus shifts to home care

The Royal Commission has announced the next round of hearings will focus on home care. According to the National...

Why access to services is very much a safety issue

It was one simple question early in the week at the royal commission into aged care, but its significance is paramount: Should...

Boards can draw lessons from the banking royal commission: AICD

Board directors of aged care providers should be reviewing the final report from the financial services royal commission and take steps to improve their...

Royal Commission into disability services looking likely

MPs are expected to vote in support of a royal commission into the disability sector today, after a motion was successfully moved in...

Sharing the lived experience of young people in aged care

A Melbourne-based advocacy group for young people who are living in aged care facilities is running workshops to help people write submissions to the...

What to expect from the royal commission public hearings

Providers will be able to keep up with the proceedings of the royal commission via webcast, as more detail about the process...

Royal Commission opens with warning to providers

The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety has opened with a preliminary hearing in which Commissioners emphasised their remit covers...

National framework to prevent elder abuse launched as calls to helplines increase

A new national framework that guides aged care advocacy and prevention of elder abuse has been launched by the Older Person’s Advocacy Network (OPAN). The...

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