The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety called for reforms of the aged care sector to improve standards of care for older people. In response the Australian Government has started the reform process.
What do these changes mean for you and your aged care services right now?
We will cover:
Serious Incident Reporting Scheme in Home Care
Code of conduct
The role of consumer advisory groups
The panel hosted by Kyle Olsen includes:
Craig Gear OAM, OPAN CEO
Josh Maldon, Assistant Secretary – Choice and Transparency Branch, Department of Health and Aged Care
Lisa Peterson PSM, Assistant Commissioner, Sector Capability, Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission
Danijela Hlis, OPAN National Older Persons Reference Group member.
Provider governance reform – quick reference poster – Please note that for the majority of providers (all those approved prior to 1 December 2022) the Consumer Advisory Body requirement does not commence until 1 December 2023.