The ABC will dedicate an entire episode of Q&A to the aged care sector this Monday night.
The ABC has been fundamental in lifting the lid on the problems plaguing in the sector. Their ‘Who cares?’ Four Corners report was pivotal in the government’s calling of a royal commission into the sector.
Since then, the ABC has continued to unveil instances of poor care, abuse, and weak regulation in the aged care sector.
A call to the public to share their experiences of aged care resulted in Australia’s largest crowdsourced investigation that is still ongoing.
On Monday 7 October, the ABC will air a special episode of Q&A about aged care.
The program will delve into the issues plaguing the system, and will most likely include quality of care, dementia management, abuse, the inspection system, staff ratios, aged care alternatives, and corporatisation of the system.
What is covered on the night will depend on questions from the audience.
On the panel to respond will be:
The ABC is keen to see members of the HelloCare network in the audience. You can register to join the live audience here.
Alternatively, you can tune in to the ABC at 9.35pm on Monday 7 October to watch the show live.