UnitingCare Australia believes that every older Australian should be able to live well, as part of their community, with dignity and independence, and in a place of their choosing.
In the new environment of consumer-led and demand-driven aged care, older Australians should have access to the appropriate and affordable support and care services that they need, when they need them.
Our aged care network
Aged Care: Australia deserves better
Australia’s Aged Care sector is in the national spotlight. The Aged Care Royal Commission is examining the sector, scrutinising its failings in order to create a sustainable model offering high quality alternatives for all.
Yes, there will be uncomfortable moments ahead for providers, but we do not shy away from this high-level examination.
Most importantly, the next 20 years provide an opportunity to embrace a system that better meets community expectations.
Real change takes time, vision and courage combined with resources and tangible, realistic actions. Currently Australia has no cohesive policy to deal with an ageing population. This needs to change.
As one of the most prosperous nations in the world, we can afford an increased investment in Aged Care.
Doing nothing is not an option.
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