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16 Jul 13

Aged Care: What do we want from the Next Government

In late May 2013, the Living Longer Living Better (LLLB) 2013 Aged Care Bills passed through the House of Representatives on a 70 -68 vote and now move to the Senate.

The Bills have been the subject of momentous debate with aged care industry peak bodies, providers and other stakeholder groups lobbying for amendments to the Legislation.

With the federal election looming and the possibility of great change for the aged care sector, we ask you to consider – what do we want from the next government?

We invite you to join us as we hear from three leading industry experts on their viewpoints and aspirations for the future of the sector, and

  • Learn what’s hot and what’s not about the Living Longer, Living Better Aged Care Reform Package
  • Explore how the proposed changes will affect older people living in WA
  • Consider what the next government can do for community, residential and dementia policy

To download a summary of the presentations please click below:

Summary of Presentation

Ray Glickman
CEO, Amana Living, Chairman of Aged and Community Services WA, Director & former Deputy President of Aged and Community Services Australia and an activist campaigner for a better deal for older Australians.
Previously Ray held various senior positions in local government, including most recently the role of CEO of the City of Fremantle.
Ray is an award-winning leader and in recent years, has led Amana Living to win numerous National and State Excellence Awards and previously led the City of Fremantle to win the Alcoa Leadership Award as the Leading Best Practice Council in WA.

Patricia Mitchell
Community Care Manager, Aged and Community Services WA
As a qualified Nurse and Social Worker Patricia has worked in health and community services for the past 26 years. Having worked across both the government and not for profit sectors has assisted Patricia in her current role to provide advocacy, mentoring, and leadership to Aged care providers through the challenges of a rapidly changing industry

Rhonda Parker
CEO, Alzheimer’s Australia
Alzheimer’s Australia WA is a not for profit organisation dedicated to education, advocacy, research and support of Western Australians living with dementia. Respected widely for her leadership, drive and professionalism, Rhonda has been a leading contributor to community development in policy, program and practice in Australia for almost 20 years. Rhonda has had responsibility in the not-for-profit, government and academic environments.
She is a former Minister in the Western Australian Government, where she had responsibility for community development portfolios, among others. She led the development of the first national healthy ageing strategy in 2000, and was Australia’s first Federal Aged Care Commissioner.

Event Details

To download a flyer and registration form please click here

Event Date & Time:

Event Date & Time: Tuesday, 16th July 2013, 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Event Location: Grace Vaughan House, 227 Stubbs Terrace, Shenton Park, WA

Registrations Open: 24th Jun 13 12:00 AM

Registrations Close: 16th Jul 13 11:59 PM

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