Policy Team

The role of the ACS Policy Unit is to help ACS member organisations to achieve their organisational and service delivery objectives in housing and retirement living, community care and residential aged care.

Objectives may include building:

  • Capacity
  • Affordability
  • Efficiency
  • Quality
  • Innovation

This can be achieved through providing services:

  • Advocacy
  • Information and advice
  • Education
  • Tools
  • Facilitating workshops, seminars, forums, committees
  • Industry partnerships

in collaboration with other ACS Units.

ACS participates on industry reference groups:

Advisory

  • Aged & Community Care Liaison Group NSW (DoHA)
  • Quality Reporting Industry Group NSW (DoHA)
  • The Aged Care Standards & Accreditation Agency Liaison Group
  • Consumer Trader Tenancy Tribunal (CTTT)
  • Vulnerable Persons Food Safety Scheme Consultative Committee
  • The Aged Care Working Group ( NSW Health)
  • Dementia Expert Advisory Group (NSW Health)
  • Older Peoples Mental Health Working Group (NSW Health)
  • Dementia Behaviour Management Advisory Service (NSW Health)
  • Project Advisory Groups (ADHC) (eg Workforce Recruitment)
  • Research to Practice Briefings Advisory Group (Benevolent Society)
  • ACT RV Code Administration Committee

 

Working Groups

  • Community Care Industry Council (CCIC)
  • Aged Care Alliance NSW (ACA)
  • HACC Issues Forum
  • The Futures Alliance (People with Disability Ageing)
  • Planning for Later Life Forum (PLLF)
  • Older Refugees Working Group (Fairfield)
  • “3 Peaks” ACS, Retirement Village Association (RVA), Retirement Village  Residents Association (RVRA) NSW
  • “3 Peaks” ACS, Retirement Village Association (RVA), Retirement Village  Residents Association (RVRA) ACT

 

Partnerships

  • Australian Research Council (ARC)
  • Case Management Collaboration