Submissions and papers

Aged Care Reform Now exists to engage constructively in the aged care reform process and influence positive change. This page lists our submissions to politicians as part of ongoing lobbying, and also to government bodies in response to invitations for community consultation.

Aged Care Reform Now Workforce Strategy, February 2022

The ACRN team, using lifetimes of nursing, allied health and people management experience, have produced a staged workforce strategy. This strategy offers practical solutions to arrest staffing losses, and sets practical solutions as first steps to real reform.

“Have a bias towards action – let’s see something happen now. You can break that big plan into small steps, and take the first step right away”

— Indira Ghandi

The federal government has announced yet another investigation into the deaths and staffing crisis in aged care. ACRN believes 20+ inquiries and a Royal Commission are enough. This paper is being sent to every Federal parliamentarian and we will report back on the responses in our news section, in our private Facebook group, and on our public Facebook page. The time to ACT is Now!

Aged Care Reform Now response to Development of Star Ratings and quality
indicators for residential and home care
, December 2021

Aged Care Reform Now response to Serious Incident Response Scheme (SIRS) for in-home aged care services, August 2021

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