There has also been discussion regarding the complex matter of funding aged care services, with potential for a new model of funding that is to be based more on individuals’ care needs.

Additionally, a commitment was made that by 2025 no younger people should be in aged care, with $4.7m initially allocated to help with the significant number of specialist disability accommodation and supported independent living options required to fulfil this.

We anticipate that we will see changes affecting the whole aged care development industry resulting from the measures the Government will implement to address the severe failings of certain aspects of the aged care industry.

We anticipate the Government measures to address the severe failings of certain aspects of the aged care industry will result in changes affecting the whole aged care development industry. Keep your ear to the ground for updates and the complete report, to be released by November 2020, as the Government has indicated that their initial response very conceivably will be followed up with additional measures as part of the aged care industry reforms.

For further information, see the official website for the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality & Safety here: https://agedcare.royalcommission.gov.au/Pages/default.aspx