Aged Care Reform will hold a free community forum on May 19th 2018 from 2pm-4pm. All are welcome, light refreshments will be available. Come along and hear about our campaign, and hear our excellent speakers discuss some of the aims of our petition - and watch us present it to elected representatives before we relaunch … Continue reading Community Forum Adelaide, May 19th 2018
Aged Care Reform (Eleanor) made a quick appearance on a great pre-election segment prepared by Caroline Winter for AM. Thanks Caroline, and thanks ABC! Now that the results are starting to come in, let's hope that our new Parliamentary members are ready to accept our petition in the coming weeks - we'll keep you posted … Continue reading ABC Radio Adelaide Appearance
Aged Care Reform welcome the ICAC report and its recommendations, however once again all of the reports findings are non-binding. SA is now in caretaker mode due to the upcoming election, and the caretaker government have promised to implement all recommendations - if re-elected. SA Labor have also said that they are "deeply sorry". Saying … Continue reading Aged Care Reform Response to ICAC report on Oakden
Urgently increase targeted government funding for reforms to aged care services across the country. -Increased funding to meet basic care needs per resident, per day, and supply the resources required. -Upgrades to ageing infrastructure and stimulate the creation and expansion of new infrastructure to accommodate growing demand. -Federal and state grants to purchase vital equipment … Continue reading Our Reform Vision
Whew - what an exciting weekend! We held our rally on the steps of Parliament in South Australia, and hosted speakers of nearly every political party contesting the March election, as well as family members and aged care workers. We were bolstered by incredible support from the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation, who we would … Continue reading Adelaide Rally, 17th February 2018
Here is our formal speaking order for rally day! February 17th, 11:30am at Parliament House, North Terrace Adelaide. SPEAKERS ORDER FOR ADELAIDE RALLY 17 FEB 2018 Time Speaker Organisation 11:30 Acknowledgement of Country Eleanor Introduction by Eleanor Organiser 11.40 Performance, Nigel Spoken Word 11:45 Statement from ARAS Advocacy 11:50 Kelly Vincent Dignity Party 11:55 … Continue reading Adelaide Rally – Speaker Announcement
As I said - a VERY busy day! We are proud to have been published twice in one day, and here is the second article, in which I talk about why I was motivated to start our campaign with my friends. Thank you to Aged Care Weekly for the opportunity! https://agedcareweekly.com.au/2018/01/aged-care-reform-a-community-campaign/
It has been a big day here at Aged Care Reform HQ... We have been extremely fortunate to have gained TWO feature articles in online publications. Here is the first article, kindly published by HelloCare. Thank you so much! For me personally, I had a little (happy) cry just seeing my words in print, and I … Continue reading “I Wanted To Complain, But Who Would Listen?”
We will be holding a rally in Adelaide on the 17th of February at 11.30am - 1.30pm. We will rally at the South Australian Parliament, North Terrace Adelaide. Our Facebook event page can be found at https://www.facebook.com/events/139297549978187/ Please keep an eye out for our speakers list - we are very excited to announce it very soon! … Continue reading Adelaide Rally!
A couple of in-depth articles explaining the recent investigation into Aveo. It is quite clear that greater oversight and perhaps legislated change of these perfectly legal terms and conditions is required - urgently. Why are so many of our older Australians being so poorly represented? Apparently there is no federal minister who holds a portfolio … Continue reading Retirement Villages – Time for Reform?