We all know the Financial Year 2018/19 has been, and will continue to be, full of events as we see the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety run the gauntlet.
On 2 July 2018 we saw changes to the My Aged Care system. These include announcement of More Choice for a Longer Life Package, Aged Care Legislated review, review of National Aged Care Quality Regulatory Processes, future Care at Home reform, Residential Aged Care reform and other changes...
Operations Manager, Fresh Hope Care
I have a diverse background with over 15 years’ of direct care and leadership experience in the Australian Care Sector. I assisted in developing Chronic Disease Programs and helped to roll out the NDIS in NSW as a pilot site for the new CRM. I have worked in health and social care in the USA and other countries for an additional 10 years. I have always interrelated my work to the aged sector and as a transformational leader seen a opportunity to make a difference as I age by working and indulging myself into the Aged Care Sector. I hold two Master degrees and really hope for good social policy from the political powers to be post Royal Commission.
Richard was recently appointed as the Operations Manager, Fresh Hope Care.
All eyes are on the Royal Commission as the nation waits for it to come up with solutions that will eradicate, once and for all, the problems that are plaguing the aged care industry. However, should the Royal Commission be scrutinising an industry that has been scrutinised by so many reviews whose recommendations have not yet been implemented by government? Is it even relevant seeing that the government knew long back, through various enquiries, that the system was heading for...