Aged care reforms and reviews
Reforms to the aged care system in Australia are improving quality of care. They are also making it easier for older people to access government-funded aged care services and support.
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- Aged Care Legislated Review
This review looked at whether the Living Longer Living Better reforms since 2012 have improved aged care in Australia. It also made recommendations for future reform to the aged care system.
- New Aged Care Assessment Arrangements
New aged care assessment arrangements will provide streamlined consumer assessment for access to aged care services from April 2021.
- Review of National Aged Care Quality Regulatory Processes
This review looked at why aged care quality processes did not address the failures of care described in the 2017 Oakden Report. It also identified ways to improve the aged care regulatory system.
- Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety
The royal commission is looking into the quality and safety of residential and in-home aged care. It will provide a final report by 12 November 2020.
For more reviews and changes that aim to improve the quality of aged care in Australia, go to aged care reforms.