The Royal Commission into Aged Care Safety
and Quality will hold a hearing in Adelaide on the morning of Friday 21
February 2020 about the aged care workforce.
At the hearing, the Royal
Commissioners will hear evidence from Professor Charlene Harrington and Dr
Katherine Ravenswood on workforce issues. Senior Counsel Assisting the Royal
Commissioners, Peter Rozen QC, will make submissions to the Commissioners about
the aged care workforce. Mr Rozen QC will outline some of the recommendations
that Counsel Assisting consider that the Commissioners should make in their
final report concerning the future of the aged care workforce.
The submissions that Mr Rozen
QC is expected to make will address staffing numbers and mix, terms and
conditions of employment, workforce planning and the role of the Commonwealth,
education and training of the workforce and registration of personal care
The hearing will be held at Riverbank Rooms 2 and 3 at
Adelaide Convention Centre, entry via North Terrace, Adelaide, beginning at 9:00am (ACDT).
10 February 2020