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Assuring equity of access and quality outcomes for older ATSI peoples

The Australian Association of Gerontology (AAG) through its Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Ageing Advisory Group (ATSIAAG), has released a landmark report, Assuring equity of access and quality outcomes for older Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples: What needs to be done.

This report summarises the proceedings and outcomes of the 5th National Workshop of the Australian Association of Gerontology (AAG) Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Ageing Advisory Group (ATSIAAG), held in Perth on 7 November 2017.

The workshop aimed to address the apparent inequities of access and outcomes for older
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples under the current aged care reform program, and suggest directions for the future. In particular, the intent was for the workshop to generate input into the development of an Action Plan for aged care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders.

The workshop met its aim of exploring the barriers to equity of access and quality outcomes in aged care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and in suggesting directions for the future. The key issues identified at the workshop were as follows.

Read the report here aag.asn.au/documents/item/2198

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