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Free event: Understanding the new Charter of Aged Care Rights 

OPAN Charter of aged care rights image

ARAS and OPAN (Older Persons Advocacy Network) are hosting free interactive educational events to inform consumers, carers and families, and providers about the new Charter of Aged Care Rights. The event will include a focus on Home Care and the Commonwealth Home Support Programme.

By attending this event you will learn:

  • What are rights?
  • What are the fourteen (14) consumer rights in the new Charter of Aged Care Rights
  • Key changes and rationale for change, including alignment with the new Aged Care Quality Standards
  • Benefits of the changes for both consumers and providers
  • Charter implementation requirements and timelines
  • What does signing the Charter mean, and the consumer’s right not to sign
  • What is aged care advocacy and what support is available
  • What resources are available to assist with understanding the Charter and supporting conversations.

Further information about this event

  • Afternoon tea and refreshments will be provided
  • Free parking is available on site

This is an important opportunity for providers to deepen their engagement with consumers!

Register here for the Port Pirie, SA event
Monday, 25 November 2019
2:00pm – 4:00pm
John Pirie Motor Inn, Port Pirie

Register here for the Victor Harbor, SA event
Tuesday, 26 November 2019
2:00pm – 4:00pm
McCracken Country Club, Victor Harbor 

For further information visit please visit www.opan.com.au/charter or call OPAN Charter Information Line on 1800 237 981 8am - 8pm (AEST) Mon to Fri.