National Aged and Community Care Forum
Veterans' Affairs (part of the Defence Portfolio)
The forum will: - be a link between ex-service organisations (ESOs), providers and the Department of Veterans' Affairs (DVA) in the dissemination of information on health, aged and community care issues and mental and social health policy; - provide information on the current and future aged care needs of veterans and war widow/ers and other members of the ex-service and defence community including carers; - be a conduit for developing and proposing better practice residential and community care arrangements for the ex-service community; - influence future policy directions regarding ageing for the ex-service community; - monitor developments in the aged care industry and the aged care needs of the ex-service community, including access to residential care; and - consider how DVA better supports people at home with community support.
Type of Body
D. Advisory Body - Policy and Stakeholder Consultation
Established By / Under
Principal Body / Management Board / Senior Executive Officer
Max No. of Board/Committee Members
Annual Report Prepared and tabled?
1 January 2014