Alzheimer’s Australia calls for bipartisan support for further reform to the aged care system

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13 August, 2013

Speaking at the National Press Club in Canberra today, Glenn Rees, CEO Alzheimer’s Australia called on both sides of politics to commit to building on the Living Longer. Living Better. aged care reforms to achieve an equitable, sustainable and high quality aged care system.

Mr Rees outlined three issues that are critical for people living with dementia of all ages:

  1. Access to care and support

  2. Quality residential care

  3. Funding for dementia research

These issues are highlighted in Dementia Australia’s Fight Dementia Campaign election document that sets out the priorities that have been outlined by people with dementia and their family carers.

View Glenn’s speech

View the media release

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