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Home care the focus of second Adelaide hearing

Home care services for older people will be the focus of the second Adelaide hearing of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety commencing Monday 18 March 2019 and continuing through to Friday 22 March 2019.

The Royal Commission will hear from a number of witnesses during the week. It will consider evidence on various aspects of in-home aged care services including:

  • the perspective and experience of people seeking or receiving aged care services in their home, or their family members
  • quality and safety in aged care in the home, accessibility to aged care in the home, the interface between aged care in the home and other care, and the sustainability and future of aged care in the home
  • other key issues affecting the functioning of the Australian aged care system as it relates to aged care in the home
  • the regulatory framework as it applies to aged care in the home.

Attendance at the hearings

The media and the public are welcome to attend the hearings. There will be a small number of seats reserved for media in the courtroom and there will be access to a Media Room on the ground floor where proceedings can be viewed on a large screen.

Media attending are reminded to make themselves familiar with the Media Guidelines for attending hearings.

Further details about the hearings are available on the Royal Commission website.

The Adelaide hearing 2 will begin at 10.00 am, Monday 18 March at Court 11, Level 3 Roma Mitchell Commonwealth Law Courts, 3 Angas St, Adelaide SA 5000.