Aged Care Royal Commission
The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety was established on 8 October 2018 with the final report to be completed by November 2020. ADA Australia have been actively involved with the Royal Commission to provide representation for our clients voice on the systemic issues clients have faced in the aged care sector. Anyone who has experienced issues relating to Aged Care Quality and Safety also has the ability to inform the Commission of their own story.
Royal Commission Information
- Submission Information – If you are wanting to know more about making a submission to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety refer to the Royal Commission website at https://agedcare.royalcommission.gov.au/Pages/default.aspx
- Assistance with Submissions – The Older Persons Advocacy Network (OPAN) offers free submission assistances Their free and independent help line will allow you to talk to an OPAN advocate who can assist you in preparing and submitting your statement to the Royal Commission.
- Hearing Dates – Dates for hearing of the Royal Commission Aged Care Quality and Safety are available on the Royal Commission website: https://agedcare.royalcommission.gov.au/hearings/Pages/default.aspx
- Support and Counselling – Several organisations have been funded to provide support to those who experience concern or distress from their participation in the Royal Commission. To find an available support service go to https://agedcare.royalcommission.gov.au/support/Pages/default.aspx