If you've ever tried to access aged care services for yourself or your family you'll know the system can be a minefield.
It's hard to know where to start, it's inconsistent and very complicated. In-home support services are extremely limited and residential care based on arbitrary ratios not demand.
And yet we know our population is ageing. By 2050 over 3.5 million Australians are expected to use aged care services each year. This is more than a threefold increase on a system that is already buckling under pressure today ... Read more
Source: Australian Ageing Agenda 11 December 2012
The Aged Care Standards and Accreditation Agency has joined forces with aged care industry peak bodies in NSW, Queensland, South Australia and the Northern Territory to offer the Understanding Accreditation course to association members.
The Understanding Accreditation course is a practical toolkit for aged care facilities, organised and run by the Accreditation Agency.… Read more