Aged Care and Other Legislation Amendment (Royal Commission Response No. 2) Bill 2021

November 2021

© Commonwealth of Australia 2021

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Committee Members

List of Recommendations

Chapter 1—Introduction

  Conduct of the committee's inquiry
  Structure of this report
  Purpose of the bill
  Amendments to the bill
  Key provisions of the bill
  Financial implications of the bill
  Consideration by other committees

Chapter 2—Key issues

  Schedule 1—Residential aged care funding
  Schedule 2—Screening of aged care workers, and governing persons, of approved providers
  Schedule 3—Code of conduct and banning orders
  Schedule 4—Extension of incident management and reporting etc.
  Schedule 5—Governance of approved providers etc.
  Schedule 6—Information sharing
  Schedule 7—Use of refundable deposits and accommodation bonds
  Schedule 8—Independent Health and Aged Care Pricing Authority
  Schedule 9—Restrictive practices
  Amendments proposed by Senator Patrick
  Committee view

Additional Comments by Labor Party Senators

  Recommendations

Dissenting report by the Australian Greens

  Aged care reform and the need for greater consultation
  Significant components in delegated legislation
  Australian National Aged Care Classification (AN-ACC)
  Screening of aged care workers and governing persons
  Code of Conduct
  Restrictive practices
  Concluding remarks

Additional Comments by Senator Patrick

Appendix 1—Submissions and Additional Information

Appendix 2—Public Hearing

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