There’s a lot to agree with in Ray Glickman’s op-ed last week says a NSW CEO, but aged services providers should be wary of throwing out the baby with the bathwater… and remember there’s a lot to be said for the ‘art of influence’.
Government support for Advance Care Directives and end-of-life planning is increasing yet, despite the progress, politicians remain reluctant to mention the e-word, says Dying with Dignity campaigner.
In this right of reply, Minister for Mental Health and Ageing, Mark Butler, responds to comments made by aged care providers and others concerning recent changes to the Aged Care Funding Instrument.
CEO of Amana Living in WA, Ray Glickman reckons he’s discovered the true path to Living Longer, Living Better and it’s a perversely inverse approach to quality aged care. CARTOON by Fiona Katauskas.