Aged & Community Services Australia agrees with the Council on the Ageing (COTA) report The State of the (Older) Nation 2018 identifying access to health services, particularly preventative oral and dental health, as key contributors to quality of life for older Australians whether they are living at home or in residential aged care.
The report identifies access to health services (including mental health services), preventative health programs, and measures aimed at improving financial security as key areas impacting on...
Pat Sparrow has held a variety of leadership roles, including Ministerial
advisor to the Assistant Minister for Social Services, head of reform
engagement for the peak consumer body, and now as CEO of the industry peak body representing more than 700 not-for-profit organisations caring for over 450,000 older Australians.