HCCA Logo
Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Post Type Selectors
media_releases
project
page
publication
Join Now

“I try not to see a doctor unless I really have to”: Perspectives of older Chinese migrants to the ACT about long-term conditions self-management

Published: 2022 Local

This report explores how Chinese migrants to the ACT, who are 55 or older, look after their health when they have one or more long-term condition. It reports on learning from in-depth semi-structured conversations with 21 participants, and shares the findings.

Looking after your health with a long-term condition: Perspectives from Vietnamese seniors in the ACT

Published: 2022 Local

This report shares the findings from a research project that asks how Vietnamese-speaking seniors (aged 60 or over) in the ACT look after their health when they have one or more long-term health conditions. The report also explores some of the difficulties that people in this demographic may experience when…

Dying to Know Day 2022 Resource Sheet

Published: 2022 Local

Each year, HCCA shares a list of useful resources about death and dying for Dying to Know Day. This list is up-to-date as of August 1, 2022.

ACT Government: Inquiry into ACT Libraries

Published: 2018 Local

HCCA supports the important role of libraries within the ACT community. Libraries, especially physical branches, help to improve social connectedness, are a part of creating age-friendly cities and maintaining overall good health in our communities.

Financial & Tax Practices of For-Profit Aged Care Providers

Published: 2018 National

As a result of takeover activity during the past decade, a small number of major private providers are now responsible for the accommodation of tens of thousands of aged care residents, and the stewardship of billions of dollars of refundable accommodation payments.

Options for Assessing Performance against Aged Care Quality Standards

Published: 2017 National

Consumers and their families are making important choices about residential aged care facilities, which have many significant implications for their lives. Consumers should be able to access as much information as possible about the quality and performance of services in order to support their decision making process.

Inquiry into the Quality of Care in Residential Aged Care Facilities in Australia

Published: 2018 National

HCCA Submission to the Australian Government House of Representatives Standing Committee on Health, Aged Care and Sport: Inquiry into the Quality of Care in Residential Aged Care Facilities in Australia. As the peak member-based consumer advocacy organisation in the ACT, the Health Care Consumers Association (HCCA) has a longstanding interest…

Commonwealth Department of Health: Single Charter of Aged Care Rights

Published: 2018 National

HCCA’s overall feedback is that while there are potential benefits for consumers in the move to a single Charter (e.g. consistent consumer rights in all types of aged care), these benefits are not assured. It is important that some of the specific rights set out in the four existing Charters…

Commonwealth Department of Health: Streamlined Consumer Assessment for Aged Care

Published: 2019 National

Of all the “key design issues” highlighted in the Discussion Paper, HCCA members are particularly concerned with embedding wellness and reablement into the aged care assessment process. We understand reablement to be a way of helping people to recover or relearn skills, to regain confidence, and to maximise their independence.…

Royal Commission: Inquiry into Aged Care & Safety

Published: 2019 National

The Health Care Consumers’ Association (HCCA) is very pleased that the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety was established. The Commission will undoubtedly uncover cases where older Australian’s have not been treated with the dignity and respect they deserve. In doing so, you will give them a voice…

Skip to content