Conference Date
19th - 21st November 2019
CQ Functions Melbourne
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How will you respond to the Royal Commission Interim Report?
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The Royal Commission is a unique challenge and opportunity for the aged care industry to reflect on and identify areas for improvement, while also strategising for the future. While the government continues with ongoing reform, it is essential that providers are actively engaged in this watershed moment for aged care in Australia. Indeed, while the Royal Commission may eventually make recommendations to government, there is also an immense responsibility for providers themselves to drive positive change, and already there are key areas wherein the most proactive, leading providers are innovating to improve and ensure quality.

The Beyond the Interim Report of the Royal Commission Conference is the first opportunity to unpack the progress of the Royal Commission, including the yet to be released Interim Report. Learn what ongoing reform means for your organisation, and strategise with experts and industry leaders to be on the front foot and deliver the best possible care.

What will you take away from this conference?
  • Be among the first to hear the latest updates & insights on the Royal Commission directly from experts & industry leaders following the release of the Interim Report
  • Take learnings from the first four months of the new quality standards
  • Gain practical & strategic insights from proactive, leading providers who are driving quality improvement beyond compliance
  • Unpack key challenges and areas for reform including relationship based care, restraint & dementia
  • Explore the potential of innovation to address leadership, financial & workforce pressures, with best practice case studies from diverse providers of home & residential aged care
Who will attend?
Chief Executive Officers, Board Members, Executive & Leaders from Home and Residential aged care providers with responsibility for:
  • Strategy & Operations
  • Governance
  • Quality
  • Risk
  • Compliance
  • Clinical Care


Attend to learn:

  • Respond proactively & strategically to the Royal Commission Interim Report
  • Engage with consumers & strengthen a culture of relationship based care
  • Understand ongoing reform & actively improve quality in your organisation
  • Explore innovation & leadership for the future of aged care
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Key Speakers

Senator the Hon Richard Colbeck
Minister for Aged Care & Senior Australians
David Tune AO PSM
Aged Care Sector Committee
Ian Yates AM
Chief Executive
COTA Australia
Pat Sparrow
Chief Executive Officer
Aged & Community Services Australia (ACSA)


What People Are Saying

  • “It’s great to have a conference with high quality and very knowledgeable speakers focused specifically on this area. Thank you and I look forward to the next one!”

    Meighan Heard
    Baptistcare NSW & ACT, Governance in Aged Care 2019


  • Date: 19 Jan 2020  By: Criterion Content Team

    Reducing the use of medication as a chemical restraint has been outlined as one of the key priorities of the Royal Commission’s Interim Report. In an effort to counteract the over-reliance on chemical restraint in aged care, stronger safeguards and restrictions will be established from 1 January 2020. There many simple alternatives to the use …

  • Date: 23 Oct 2019  By: Criterion Content Team

    After a year of speculation and waiting, the interim report of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety due next week will offer the sector’s first insights into the findings and proposed changes.  “The evidence shows that the problems are not restricted to any one part of the aged care sector, whether it …

  • Date: 20 Mar 2019  By: Ash Natesh

    Boards governing aged care providers are increasingly under scrutiny during this period of immense change for the aged care sector. With the Royal Commission underway, providers are being called at short notice to provide evidence and account for the quality and safety of their service delivery. At the same time, the new Aged Care Safety …

  • Date: 10 Jan 2019  By: Ash Natesh

        As revolutionary aged care technologies are being trialed and implemented across the nation, innovation and research is once again high on the agenda for many Aged Care Providers across Australia. So let’s delve into what 2018 had on its agenda? Virtual reality driving simulators to test whether seniors can keep their licenses, apps …

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