Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety
The aged care Royal Commission’s three areas of immediate action are worthy, but won’t fix a broken system5th Dec 2019
There are no simple or quick fixes for the problems identified in the aged care Royal Commission's interim report, released in November 2019. Joseph Ibrahim calls on government to collaborate across ministerial portfolios to address the huge waiting list for home care packages, the use of chemical restraints in aged care facilities and the plights of younger people with a disability living in these facilities.
27th Nov 2019
The introduction of an independent tribunal to hear complaints of substandard care with the power to issue fines and order monetary compensation would help hold the aged care sector to account, said the Australian Lawyers Alliance (ALA) today at the Aged Care Royal Commission public consultation session in Newcastle.
28th Feb 2019
An overview of the structure, composition and intended objectives of the Royal Commission.