The National Aged Care Alliance is a representative body of peak national organisations in aged care, including consumer groups, providers, unions and health professionals, working together to determine a more positive future for aged care in Australia.


24 & 25 August 2017 | Canberra

23 & 24 November 2017 | Adelaide

15 & 16 February 2018 | Canberra

17 & 18 May 2018 | Melbourne

9 & 10 August 2018 | Canberra

22 & 23 November 2018 | Adelaide

14 & 15 February 2019 | Canberra

16 & 17 May 2019 | Melbourne

15 & 16 August 2019 | Canberra

14 & 15 November 2019 | Adelaide

NACA Orientation Booklet
(including terms of reference) The Alliance has developed the NACA Orientation Booklet to provide the public with a better understanding of who the Alliance is and what the Alliance does.
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Equity of Access and Outcomes Statement of Principles
The following set of principles is designed to guide the design, development, implementation and evaluation of aged care reform in order to ensure equity of access and outcome for all older Australians. Some examples of barriers and issues with proposed actions have been identified. We know these may change or others may emerge over time. While the Principles will remain, we envisage the barriers/issues and actions will require regular review and updating.
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Increasing Choice Stage 2: Integrating Home Care Packages and the Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) Discussion Paper
This paper responds to the Governmentís intention to integrate Home Care Packages (HCP) with the Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) to create a single home care system into the future. The National Aged Care Alliance (the Alliance) believes that the creation of a single integrated home care program is a key step in achieving the recommendation of the Productivity Commissionís Caring for Older Australians Report that supports Ďa single integrated, and flexible, system of care entitlements'.
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Response to the Consultations on Single Aged Care Quality Framework
The Alliance welcomes the opportunity to respond to the Department of Health (the Department) Consultation Paper on the Draft Aged Care Quality Standards and the Options Paper for Assessing Performance against Aged Care Quality Standards. This response follows the format of the online survey questions published on the Departmentís consultation hub.
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Improving the Interface between the Aged Care and Disability Sectors Discussion Paper
The National Aged Care Alliance (the Alliance) has long been concerned that the needs of older people with disability will not be met by the aged care system.Over 2015-16, the Alliance has examined the ageing and disability interface. With the imminent implementation of aged care reforms and the full NDIS, the Alliance remains concerned that there will not be adequate support for older people with disability within the suite of aged care programs as they are designed today. The Alliance is also concerned that the interface between the disability and aged care sectors is not yet clearly articulated or understood by either sector.
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Blueprint Series 2: (2015)
This paper responds to the Australian Government's desire to look at further reform and the Aged Care Sector Statement of Principles which was developed to guide future reform. It sets out our vision, the objectives we think need to be met to fulfil the vision, and the steps that stakeholders, particularly governments, can take to create a stronger aged care future for all.
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Blueprint Series 1: (2012)
The Alliance has developed this Blueprint which outlines how the major reforms needed can begin in a responsible way as part of this year's Federal Budget.
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