Exploring the proposed new Aged Care Act

The aim of the new Aged Care Act is to ensure rights-based care.  This webinar explores the ways in which the Act will impact older people, and how you can get involved by providing feedback.

Topics include:

  • Understanding the new Aged Care Act, Why we need a new act?
  • How does it incorporate international conventions and human rights?
  • The Statement of Rights – why it is important and how it differs from the Charter of Aged Care Rights
  • Understanding the approach to supported-decision making
  • Current consultations available for older people

Panelists include:

  • hosted by Craig Gear OAM, CEO, OPAN
  • Theresa Flavin, Member, OPAN’s Older Persons Reference Group
  • Mel Metz, Assistant Secretary-Aged Care Legislative Reform, Department of Health and Aged Care
  • Wendy Lacey, Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Business, Government & Law, University of Canberra
Tuesday 29th August, 2023, 1pm - 2pm
Older Persons Advocacy Network (OPAN)

Event Time Table

Tuesday 29th August, 2023
1pm - 2pm