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Governing for Reform

In response to the Royal Commission’s final report Care, Dignity and Respect, the Australian Government is launching an innovative and highly tailored learning program for aged care leaders.

The Governing for Reform Program, led by the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission, will support approved providers to get ahead of reform – strengthening their governance, policies and processes, leading change from the top and providing practical tools and guidance.

The program provides an opportunity for leaders to implement best practice in aged care governance and ensure the provision of safe and high-quality care. The program will provide access to highly specialised supports including workshops, online learning, podcasts, networking opportunities, coaching and webinars.

The Commission encourages all governance bodies, boards, and aged care leaders to participate in the program to be part of a collective drive to transform the aged care sector.

Did you miss the Governing for Reform in Aged Care webinar launch?

On Wednesday 16 March 2022 sector leaders Mike Baird, Anne Skipper and Maree McCabe joined the Commissioner, Janet Anderson PSM to discuss the reform environment, and provide insight into how other sector leaders can navigate the reform agenda and enhance consumer outcomes in their organisation.

Watch the recording

Program enrolment

Enrol now for the free Governing for Reform Aged Care program.

Media release

Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care Services and Minister for Sport the Hon Richard Colbeck formally opened the program’s registration of interest process on Monday 20 December 2021 with the release of a media statement.

Letter from the Commissioner to approved providers

On Monday 20 December 2021, the Commissioner wrote a letter to Board Chairs and CEOs of approved providers of aged care, offering them the opportunity to participate in the Governing for Reform Program.

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