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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:
Access to care and support
Quality residential care
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.
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