COTA Queensland Chief Executive Mark Tucker-Evans has joined the Brisbane South Older People’s Health and Wellness Strategy Committee to guide the successful implementation of the joint Metro South Hospital and Health Service/ Brisbane South PHN Health and Wellness Strategy.
The Strategy’s vision is ‘older people in the Brisbane south region experience a greater quality of life through safe connected and coordinated person-centred care in an age-friendly community.
Key Priorities for the Strategy are:
- Facilitate connected person-centred care
- Enable evidence based, safe & quality care
- Improve health outcomes for vulnerable communities
- Build and age-friendly community
Mark also chairs the Health Care for Older People Steering Committee to oversee the implementation, monitoring, review and evaluation of the five year health plan for older people who live in Brisbane North. He will also be joining the Board of the Northern Queensland PHN for their strategy day in mid-April.