On 27 May 2021, the Minister for Health and Aged Care, Greg Hunt, introduced the Aged Care and Other Legislation Amendment (Royal Commission Response No. 1) Bill 2021 (the Bill) into the House of Representatives. The Bill was referred to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee, which tabled its report on 11 June 2021. The Committee recommended that the Bill be passed.
This FlagPost provides a brief overview of existing restraints regulation in aged care, recommendations from recent reports, and the amendments proposed by the Bill.
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