Melbourne Hearing 1

Younger people in residential aged care

The Royal Commission held a public hearing in Melbourne from Monday 9 September 2019 to Wednesday 11 September 2019 and Friday 13 September 2019. The Royal Commission inquired into:

  • the policy responsibilities of the aged care system, the social service system and health systems
  • the interfaces between the aged care system, social service system and health systems
  • the profile of younger people in residential aged care and any specific circumstances which drive the admission of younger people into residential aged care
  • the care of a younger person while they are in a residential aged care facility, and how this may impede their exit from residential aged care
  • the special challenges faced by younger people seeking appropriate accommodation
  • the nature of services typically provided to younger people in residential aged care

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