Will human rights be meaningful in aged care?

Published 30 November 2023

AHPA’s Policy and Advocacy Manager Chris Atmore has made another contribution to the November 2023 edition of the Australian Health & Aged Care Resource Guide This edition’s article discusses the Commonwealth Department of Health and Aged Care’s response to the Royal Commission on Aged Care Quality and Safety’s recommendation of a rights-based approach to guarantee universal access to the supports and services that an older person is assessed as needing.

However, there are some significant differences between the government’s approach and the Royal Commission’s vision. Read the full article at the link above.