Gaps in audit documentation and a lack of transparency in accreditation and sanction procedures at a Victorian facility have been under the spotlight of the royal commission this week.
The Aged Care Royal Commissioners have praised the “extraordinary” resilience of a witness who spoke about the challenges of being a carer.
Provider and consumer peak bodies and people with a lived experience of aged care are among those invited to prepare statements for the first witness hearings at the aged care royal commission.
Aged care providers have been asked what changes could be made to improve the relationship between the aged care system and disability services as part of the royal commission’s exploration of young people in residential care.
Aged care providers have been warned about the consequences of failing to respond to requests from the royal commission or moves to stop employees from speaking up at the inquiry.
The first public hearing of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety gets underway in Adelaide today to set the scene for the next 15 months.
The first witnesses in the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety will begin giving evidence from February, the commission has announced.
Also in this wrap: FECCA appoints acting CEO; and Braemar appoints facility manager.