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Media release: 13 Questions on aged care reform campaign

Media release: 13 Questions on aged care reform campaign

Media release  Everyday Australians asked to hold politicians accountable on aged care with 13 questions 9 March 2022: One year on from the Aged Care Royal Commission’s final report, and in the lead up …

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ACRN meets with Senator Patrick Dodson to discuss our aged care reform agenda

ACRN meets with Senator Patrick Dodson to discuss our aged care reform agenda

ByErietta SapounakisFeb 21, 2022
On Tuesday 15 February, Aged Care Reform Now (ACRN) members Elizabeth ‘Liz’ Barton, Cecilia Webster, and Amina Schipp met with Senator Patrick Dodson via Zoom. Senator Dodson is from Broome and represents Western Australia for …

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The staffing crisis in aged care and some possible solutions

The staffing crisis in aged care and some possible solutions

ByElizabeth BartonFeb 2, 2022
Residents are dying as increasing numbers of aged care residents contract Covid Omicron 2 years on from the onset of the Covid pandemic residents are dying in their hundreds as announced in the daily …

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Aged Care Reform Now recognised with Australia Day Honours

Aged Care Reform Now recognised with Australia Day Honours

ByErietta SapounakisJan 31, 2022
On 26 January, Aged Care Reform Now was recognised in the Holt Australia Day Awards for our valuable contribution to our community.  Elizabeth (Liz) Barton accepted the Australia Day Award on behalf of Aged Care Reform Now at a …

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Our submission in reply to the proposed star rating system and improving the quality indicators

Our submission in reply to the proposed star rating system and improving the quality indicators

ByAged Care Reform NowJan 30, 2022
ACRN welcomed the opportunity to provide input into the Department of Health’s consultations into developing a star rating system and improving the quality indicators as recommended in the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality …

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Aged Care Reform Now 2.0

Aged Care Reform Now 2.0

ByElizabeth BartonSep 12, 2021
In the maelstrom of Covid 19 outbreaks, rolling lockdowns, earthquakes, bushfires, floods, mouse plagues, and a 24-hour news cycle full of political prevarication it would be easy to say…aged care is in the “too …

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Aged Care…the journey to the present: Where to now?

Aged Care…the journey to the present: Where to now?

ByElizabeth BartonAug 18, 2021
The dire problems of Aged Care have been much in the news over the past five years and especially since the arrival of the COVID Pandemic which exposed the failings in every aspect of …

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New not-for-profit legal service launches to support people seeking help from damages inflicted by aged care services

New not-for-profit legal service launches to support people seeking help from damages inflicted by aged care services

ByAnna WillisMay 19, 2021
Aged Care Legal Advocacy and Reform Matter (ALARM) is a new not-for-profit organisation promoting law reform in aged care. Aged Care Reform Now is working with ALARM to shine a light on many areas …

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