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Concepts for a new framework for regulating aged care

Aged care quality and safety Sector regulation Aged care Australia

This concept paper outlines the early thinking to develop a new regulatory framework to support Australia's future aged care system. The paper provides advice about the need for a modern, risk proportionate framework, as the federal government rolls out the aged care reforms.

The paper introduces stakeholders to:

  • concepts around regulation and regulatory frameworks
  • the key challenges with existing aged care regulation and opportunities of designing a more contemporary and fit for purpose framework
  • foundational concepts of a new regulatory framework, including a person-centred and risk proportionate approach
  • the principles that underpin the design of the new regulatory framework.
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