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Any kind of mistreatment of older Australians in the care of an aged care facility is completely unacceptable.
As Chair of the COAG Disability Reform Council (comprising Commonwealth, State and Territory disability ministers), I do not usually detail the informal, ministers-only discussions that occur after Council meetings.
The Assistant Minister for Social Services, Senator Mitch Fifield, today announced the membership of the Aged Care Quality Advisory Council.
Thanks very much Colin. Could I also acknowledge Maureen Robinson, the General Manager of clinical governance, Professor Kath Ryan who looks proud if not expectant here this morning, and acknowledge the great work that you’ve done.
We have made good progress. We are learning lessons as we go and we will make adjustments before we move to full Scheme.
Let’s get straight down to business. We do have today the release of the ‘State of the Sector’ report, which NDS has commissioned.
Aged care quality arrangements