The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety released its final report on 26 February 2021, making numerous recommendations for aged care reform in Australia.
Over the coming weeks the National Ageing Research Institute will release a series of position papers responding to Commission recommendations.
Our positions are evidence-based, drawn from 40 years of research into healthy ageing, clinical care, and health and aged care systems. We believe there is an important role for research to drive best practice reforms in the aged care sector.
The position papers will focus on:
The Royal Commission’s Final Report provides a strong roadmap for much needed reform of aged care in Australia.
NARI’s submission draws on our knowledge of what makes good aged care. Residents want to be socially engaged, good relationships with staff members, choice and control over their living space and routines, and opportunities to speak out about what is important to them. Good clinical care is also critically important.
The National Ageing Research Institute has made significant contributions to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety.
A/Prof Frances Batchelor, Anabelle Peck & Dr Joan Ostaszkiewicz from NARI presents: "The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety survey insights."
NARI has made a submission to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety about the care needs of older CALD Australians.