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Commissioner says govt doesn’t understand how young people are entering aged care

Commissioner says govt doesn’t understand how young people are entering aged care

Supplied video obtained Friday, September 13, 2019 of Counsel Assisting Richard Knowles speaking at the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety. Mr Knowles says the commission remains in the dark as to why in response to previous inquiries the commonwealth has failed to identify the cohort of younger people who are in or at risk of entering

Commissioner sums up government’s failure to deal with young people in aged care

Commissioner sums up government’s failure to deal with young people in aged care

Supplied video obtained Friday, September 13, 2019 of Counsel Assisting Richard Knowles speaking at the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety. Mr Knowles says the government has provided a distinct “lack of leadership” on the issue of young people in residential aged care. “Despite the commonwealth having clear ownership of the policy

Mistaken belief that aged care provides constant support must be corrected: commissioner

Mistaken belief that aged care provides constant support must be corrected: commissioner

Supplied video obtained Friday, September 13, 2019 of Counsel Assisting Richard Knowles speaking at the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety. Mr Knowles says there is an “obvious and concerning” lack of information as to why young people are driven into residential aged care. “Without this baseline information initiatives such as the

Action plan for young in aged care “not fit for purpose”

Action plan for young in aged care “not fit for purpose”

Supplied video obtained Friday, September 13, 2019 of Dr Bronwyn Morkham, National Director, Young people in Nursing Homes National Alliance, speaking at the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety. Dr Morkham describes a plan to stop the pipeline of younger people ending up in aged care as a "Clayton's plan". "We have an action plan that