Royal Commission into Aged Care

  • Are you or someone in your family finding it hard to find good aged care services?
  • Have you had problems with the services you or a family member are using?
  • Do you have ideas about how things could be better?

The Royal Commission into Aged Care wants to get as much information as possible about what the problems are in aged care services, what is working well, and ideas for changes in the future.

The Royal Commission will then write a report for the Government telling them what they have found out and how things could be better.

The Royal Commission into Aged Care has translated their own materials which can be found here.

You can read about what FECCA has told the Royal Commission about aged care for people from migrant or refugee backgrounds here.

1. How could aged care services be better in the future?

The Royal Commission has already received lots of information about problems with aged care in Australia.

They now want people, including people from migrant and refugee backgrounds, to tell them their ideas about how aged care could be better in the future.

FECCA has provided information about how you can tell the Royal Commission what you think, in your own language:

  • In writing or email
  • By telephone
  • By sending them a video or audio\recording

The information is available in English and 21 other languages and can be found here.

2. You can still tell the Royal Commission your story about finding or using aged care.

FECCA has developed a toolkit designed for carers and aged care organisations to help begin the conversation around the Royal Commission. The toolkit contains information about what the Royal Commission is and includes talking points that can lead to a submission. It is written in plain English and can be found here.

You must send your stories to the Royal Commission by 31 July 2020.