Aged care quality and safety

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Report

Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety final report: care, dignity and respect

The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety has completed its inquiry and has tabled this final report. The Commissioners, Tony Pagone and Lynelle Briggs, call for fundamental reform of Australia's aged care system.
Strategy

A roadmap for quality dementia care

This strategy document has been developed following extensive engagement and consultation with the health and aged care sector - and most importantly with people with the lived experience of dementia. The recommendations in this document are designed to improve the lifestyle, care and health outcomes...
Report

Australia's aged care system: the quality of care experience and community expectations

This research paper highlights the need for comprehensive change in aged care and the Australian community’s strong commitment to achieve it.
Report

Does the quality of residential aged care vary with residents’ financial means?

This research, prepared by the the Office of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety, investigates whether the quality of aged care facilities varies with residents’ financial means.
Report

Hospitalisations in Australian aged care: 2014/15–2018/19

This research by the Office of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety shows the rates of hospitalisation of aged care facility residents aged 65 years or more.
Conference paper

Influence of the built environment on patient safety and well-being: a functional perspective

In healthcare facilities, patient safety and well-being are known to be influenced by the built environment (BE). However, mechanisms linking BE to patient safety and wellbeing are not well-understood, which hinders the prevention and mitigation of undesired outcomes.
Report

Report of the Independent Review of COVID-19 outbreaks at St Basil’s and Epping Gardens aged care facilities

The federal Department of Health commissioned this independent review into COVID-19 outbreaks at St Basil's Home for the Aged in Fawkner, and Heritage Care Epping Gardens. The purpose of the review was to provide the public with expert independent analysis, and assist the Department in...
Report

Experimental estimates of the prevalence of elder abuse in Australian aged care facilities

Just under 40 per cent of people living in Australian aged care facilities experience elder abuse in the form of neglect, emotional abuse or physical abuse, according to experimental estimates outlined in this report.
Report

Nature and extent of gender-based violence in individualised disability support and aged care services in Victoria

This scoping study, conducted for WorkSafe Victoria, reports on available evidence on the nature and extent of gender-based violence in individualised disability support and aged care services in Victoria. The study also explores what is known about the circumstances in which working conditions may provide...
Report

ICT strategy and architecture review report

This report describes the findings from an independent assessment of the current state of aged care information, communications and assistive technology systems for the aged care sector. It finds that there are major deficiencies, which do not lead to positive outcomes for older Australians accessing...