The 10 shared principles will help all older Australians get the support they choose, when and where they need it and be treated with dignity and respect, by an aged care workforce that is trained and equipped to provide the standard of care older Australians and their families expect and deserve.
The Federal Government’s response to the Interim Report of the Royal Commission into Aged Care, including a funding injection of $537 million, has been applauded by COTA Australia as an important step forward, but a plan to urgently reduce home care waiting times is still missing from the equation.
Peak older persons advocate, COTA Australia, today called on the Federal Government to end the nightmare facing older Australians waiting for high level home care, by responding to one of the first findings of the Aged Care Royal Commission
Peak older persons advocate, COTA Australia, today welcomed the release today of a new single, strengthened Charter of Rights in aged care that applies across residential and home care and are written in strong, clear and plain English.
Australia’s leading seniors’ advocacy organisation, COTA Australia, today welcomed the announcement by the Federal Government of an extra 775 new short-term restorative care places, which will help many more older Australians continue to lead independent and healthy lives.
Australia’s leading older persons advocate, consumer peak body COTA Australia (Council on the Ageing), has welcomed the launch today of the new Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission, which combines and replaces the former Aged Care Quality Agency and the Aged Care Complaints Commission
Leading seniors advocacy group, COTA Australia, today welcomed the official establishment of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety and the development of the Letters Patent (Terms of Reference), but again called on the Government to ensure the Commission will not result in the delay
COTA Australia, today welcomed the Royal Commission into aged care for the spotlight it will throw on the challenges facing aged care over the next two decades, but warned it must not delay significant reforms now underway and in the wings to improve safety and quality safety for older Australians.
Australia’s leading advocacy body for older Australians and aged care consumers, COTA Australia, has welcomed the Government’s announcement, reported in media overnight, that a new streamlined Aged Care Safety and Quality Commission will commence from 1 January 2019.