The disturbing findings of the Aged Care Royal Commission and its recommendations outline a clear case for root and branch systemic reform. Morry Bailes explains the legal changes needed.
The Royal Commission into aged care delivered a host of recommendations to overhaul a system in crisis. Stephen Duckett and Anika Stobart sum up the main points.
All subsidised childcare, aged care and disability courses will be cut from TAFE SA’s metro campuses from next year – forcing students to study with private providers – while doubts have been raised about the authenticity of several “new” courses announced by management.
Restructuring a documented regime of neglect, abuse and substandard care into a quality, accountable system will take guts, vision and funding. It can and must happen, argues Joseph Ibrahim.