Adjusting to Consumer Directed Care: The Experience of the Brotherhood of St Laurence Community Aged Care Service Users October 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Free

September 6, 2016

Will increased choice in community aged care benefit all consumers?

An action research study was undertaken to track the challenges of introducing the new model of community aged care, as developed at the Brotherhood of St Laurence. This report focuses on the experiences of older adults and their carers. While capable consumers appreciated being able to choose their services and activities, the study suggested that others will need adequate, ongoing support to exercise meaningful choice and control.

In the webinar we will report on the research findings and explore our experience of the impact of CDC on practice. Webinar participants will have opportunity to share their experience and observations of the impact of CDC on their clients. 



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