Webinar: What you need to know for better aged care

The Older Persons Advocacy Network (OPAN) is hosting a free webinar to give you the skills to speak up for yourself or a loved one in aged care. This is known as self-advocacy.

The webinar will also see OPAN launch the self-advocacy toolkit, to teach you how to understand and use your aged care rights.

What will the webinar cover?

As well as learning how to self-advocate, you will learn:

  • how self-advocacy can help you maintain control and independence
  • top tips for self-advocacy
  • about OPAN’s new self-advocacy toolkit
  • about your rights when seeking or receiving aged care services
  • how to make an effective complaint
  • how to get help from advocacy support.

Who are the speakers?

A panel of experts will help you understand how to better self-advocate. Speakers include:

  • Craig Gear OAM – CEO, Older Persons Advocacy Network
  • Tammy Cabban – Advocate and Educator, Seniors Rights Service (OPAN’s NSW member organisation)
  • Gwenda Darling – Member, Older Persons Advocacy Network’s National Older Persons Reference Group

Event details

What you need to know for better aged care

Date: Tuesday, 29 November 2022

Time: 11:30 am - 12:30 pm AEDT

Registration: Register at the OPAN website.

The webinar will be followed by a live Q&A. You are encouraged to submit your questions at registration.

More information

For more information, or to watch previous webinars, visit the OPAN website.

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