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Submission to the Australian Aged Care Quality Agency Online Consultation: Draft Guidance Aged Care Quality Standards

4 June 2018, COTA Submissions
COTA regards the draft Standards Guidance as a comprehensive guide to the delivery of the core standards which focus not only on the quality of care and safety standards expected of services, but also on the delivery of services that meet the ‘quality of life’ expectations of consumers and carers.

Submission to the Senate Inquiry into the Need for Regulation of Mobility Scooters

13 March 2018, COTA Submissions
This Senate Inquiry is on an issue of importance to many older Australians - mobility scooters.  Indeed, Scooters Australia claimed in 2009 that the overwhelming proportion of mobility scooter users are in the 70+ age group and in fact, in the previous few years, most purchasers were aged over 80.