New Era For Quality of Aged Care
The saying goes; always respect your elders. But what is being done for Australian senior citizens?
With the turn of the new year, The Independent Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission has been established in wake of a series of scandals involving the mistreatment of elderly persons in aged care facilities.
With over 5000 complaints made by aged care consumers horrified by the current state of the complaints regulatory system, shocking findings have placed pressure on officials to address and discuss the issue of Australia’s aged care system.
Today we are joined by Ian Yates, Chief Executive of COTA Australia, leading national organisation for representing the rights, needs and interests of older Australians.