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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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Political progress through letter-writing campaign

Our political action group has been leading the charge to lobby politicians for meaningful reform of the aged care sector. They’ve been working with the leadership team to organise the MP mail blitzes and …

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April news watch

ByErietta SapounakisApril 11, 2021
The Aged Care Reform Now community is keeping the urgency of reform in the news this April – with stories that sadly reveal the gap in expectations between the community, providers, and government. Watch: …

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Media release: Lack of action on aged care reform is no April Fool’s joke

ByMichelle ChaperonMarch 31, 2021
1 April, 2021 – One month on from the release of the Aged Care Royal Commission’s final report, there has been a lack of visible action and political will from our politicians to reform …

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March news watch

ByErietta SapounakisMarch 6, 2021
Thank you to this community who have raised their voices to the call for urgent reform, better regulation, and transparency in the aged care system. While our team has continued to contribute to the …

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Media release: New “people-powered” movement, Aged Care Reform Now launches to lobby for change of the aged care system

ByMichelle ChaperonMarch 1, 2021
New “people-powered” movement, Aged Care Reform Now launches to lobby for change of the aged care system Key points:  Aged Care Reform Now is driven by older people and families who have first-hand experiences with …

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February news watch

ByErietta SapounakisFebruary 28, 2021
It’s been over two years and the final report of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety was published on February 26. More money in the system is not the whole answer, …

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Why aged care needs reform

ByAged Care Reform NowFebruary 25, 2021
The aged care system does not work for older people who need care and support. The problems in aged care are due, in part, to the Aged Care Act. Nowhere in the Aged Care Act …

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