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Aged Care Quality and Safety Advisory Council

Carolanne Barkla, Chief Executive Aged Rights Advocacy Service has been appointed to the Aged Care Quality and Safety Advisory Council. 

The Advisory Council provides advice to the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commissioner in relation to the Commissioner’s functions and may also advise the Minister in relation to these functions.

Read more at Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission website

CCTV cameras trialled in South Australian aged care facilities

Friday, 12 April 2019

At least five South Australian residential aged care facilities will have CCTV cameras installed to better protect the safety and wellbeing of its residents in an Australian-first trial.

Read full article at Aged Care Guide website

New trial to help older Australians stay mobile and independent

Wednesday, 10 April 2019 

A new trial announced by the Australian Government will aim to enable older Australians to remain mobile, independent and living in the comfort of their own homes.

Read full article at Aged Care Guide website

ABC News – Investigations into a mental health facility in Adelaide are intensifying after complaints about overdosing

Tuesday, 7 March 2017

Investigations into a mental health facility in Adelaide are intensifying after complaints about overdosing, under documented restraining and the poor treatment of patients.