Aged Care Act Amendments Update

This is an update on the planned overhaul of the Commonwealth Aged Care Act. Submissions from stakeholders and the general public closed on 8 March 2024. More than a dozen submissions about the exposure draft of the new Act were received by the Department of Health...

Mitigating Elder Abuse

In our experience, the mitigation of abusive conduct needs us, as a community, to move from passive Coping to active Caring at an earlier stage of the ageing of a person than is usually the case. It is not the role of the law to prevent abusive or coercive conduct....