Darwin and Cairns Hearing

Access to aged care and clinical care

The Royal Commission held a public hearing in Darwin from Monday 8 July 2019 to Friday 12 July 2019, and in Cairns from Monday 15 July 2019 to Wednesday 17 July 2019. At these public hearings the Royal Commission inquired into:

  • aspects of care in residential, home and flexible aged care programs, including:
    • accessibility and availability
    • wound, medication and pain management
    • nutrition and hydration
    • continence care
    • mobility
    • social supports
  • rural and regional issues for service delivery of aged care
  • quality of life for people receiving aged care

Further information

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