The current reform agenda is expected to deliver a substantial overhaul of the aged care system.
2022 will be a significant year for providers in preparing their organisations for change. As the sector grapples with an aged care workforce crisis, begins transitioning to new funding models and with a review of the Aged Care Quality Standard underway, it’s critical to understand how these reforms will impact you.
Join us at the Aged & Community Care Reform conference to gain a deeper understanding of the evolving reform agenda, rollout and priorities for the rest of the year. Learn from senior leaders and key stakeholders across the sector to help you prepare for change, gain clarity, and begin developing strategies to help you navigate complexity.
Let’s lead this change towards delivering a sustainable and high-quality aged care system together.
Why attend this event?• Hear timely insights on current reform and priorities for the sector from Senior stakeholders from Government, Peak Bodies, Providers and Consumers
• Content relevant to you - Featuring a Residential stream and a Home & Community care stream
• Keynotes, panel discussions and case studies across critical issues including workforce, quality and financial sustainability
• Access need-to-know information both live and on-demand
• Share your thoughts and ask your burning questions in interactive polls, panel discussions and Live Q&A
• Excellent Connectivity and a tailored online experience facilitated by our premier conference platform and experiences IT, AV and delivery teams
Who will attend?Chief Executives, General Managers, Directors and Managers from Residential Aged Care and Home and Community Care providers with responsibilities for:
• Clinical, Quality & Care Delivery
• Finance, Risk & Compliance
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Benefits of attending & program highlights
- A pulse check on key reform developments in Residential & Home & Community Care
- Manage the transition to new funding models & build financial sustainability
- Transitioning to the AN-ACC care funding model
- The future of the Support at Home Program
- Identify strategies to grow & upskill the aged care workforce
- Enhance quality & safety
- Implementing the star rating system
- An overview & update on the Council of Elders
- Featuring different streams for Residential and Home & Community care providers
University of Technology Sydney
Professor Michael Woods is a Professor of Health Economics at the Centre for Health Economics Research and Evaluation at the University of Technology Sydney.
He chairs the Editorial Board of the new biannual reports on Australia’s Aged Care Sector and was recently on the Board of the Australian Digital Health Agency and a member of the Aged Care Financing Authority.
Mike’s research focus is on aged care and palliative care, the health workforce and the economics and financing of health systems. He specialises in policy development and program evaluations, including on significant aged care reforms.
Professor Woods was previously Deputy Chairman of the Productivity Commission and Presiding Commissioner on over 20 national Inquiries. He led several landmark Reports including Caring for Older Australians and Australia’s Health Workforce. He has been a visiting scholar at the Australian National University and held Staff Consultant and Senior Expert Roles for the World Bank and OECD.
Aged Care Workforce Industry Council (ACWIC)
Sarah has over 15 years’ experience in the Australian Public Service, working across aged care, disability and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. Sarah is passionate about working with the aged care sector to improve workforce opportunities. She holds a Masters in Applied Anthropology and Participatory Development, business and arts degrees.
Fonda Voukelatos is the Deputy Chief Executive for Uniting AgeWell.With almost 20 years of executive expertise, Fonda is currently responsible for Strategy, Home Care services, Retirement living, Business Development, Research & Innovation and IT/Digital.Core to his approach is a focus on customer outcomes, partnerships innovation and investing in staff development.
Clayton Church Homes
Josephine Boylan is the CEO at Clayton Church Homes. Over the past 20 plus years Jo has been leading organisational reorientations toward healthy ageing approaches across residential, community and retirement living communities. Jo holds a Bachelor and Master of Nursing and a Master’s in Public Health.
Endorsers & Media Partners
HelloCare is Australia’s premier source of aged care content and daily
news crafted specifically for the Australian senior audience.
With a readership that comprises aged care professionals, Australian
seniors, and families with loved ones utilising aged care services, our
relationship with our loyal audience has evolved into an ongoing
conversation between us and the very people we were initially trying to
We produce fresh content on a daily basis across all forms of media,
covering a wide variety of topics that resonate with our audience, shining a
light on elderly issues with expert opinions from those within the actual
Here at HelloCare we believe that self-worth is derived from the value that
others place on you and your issues, and we are committed to ensuring
that elderly Australians and those within the aged care industry have a
reliable and trustworthy hub for online news, education and entertainment.
We believe that the elderly are undervalued, and we are doing everything
we can to change that perception.
Supporting the ageing and disability sector to deliver quality of care
and experience outcomes.
CarePage is a revolutionary, sector-specific, feedback, complaints and analytics tool
that was developed to give disability and aged-care customers and their families a
voice and provide operators with tangible evidence into customer and employee
experience in real-time.
CarePages objective has always been to consistently put the consumer first to solve
issues facing them in the sector, whilst at the same time working closely with
operators to develop novel products to give them a clear line of sight…
The CarePage Business platform was co-designed with the sector and built on a
deep understanding of the sector needs to ensure providers are not only well
equipped to meet the strict sector reporting standards but go beyond in measuring
and improving the quality of care, resident/patient, and customer experience, and
driving a more engaged workforce.
With over five years of consumer feedback data, we are regularly monitoring trends
in experience and sentiment across the sector to stay on top of what matters most.