Participants from around Australia speak about what is important to them as they age and what it feels like to be getting older. Topics include changing relationships, finances, life decisions, health and illness.
COTA Australia today outlined the five priority fixes needed to address well documented failures in aged care that should occur while the Royal Commission into aged care conducts further investigation of the sector.
The 'Measuring Quality and Consumer Choice in Aged Care' project sought to hear the views of older people about how they choose an aged care provider, their views on indicators of quality and what other information they would need to make choices.
COTA Australia welcomed the Federal Government’s announcement which will provide $2 million in extra funding support for the Older Persons Advocacy Network (OPAN) to continue tackling elder abuse in aged care and the community over the next two years.