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Has Australia entered the Aged Care 2.0 era?

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Our aged care system has served Australia relatively well up until this point. However, it is clear that the system as a whole needs to change. Here’s why.

While political, social, economic and technological changes affect every industry in Australia, the aged care sector will arguably be one of the industries most impacted by such external forces in the future.

20-odd years ago the term ‘Web 2.0’ was introduced to describe the changing nature of the World Wide Web. An array of web applications facilitated the fundamental shift in how the internet was used, which transformed the world economy. With enhanced competitive pressures, an ageing population with unique needs and wants, and a changing legislative and funding landscape, the aged care industry is arguably approaching its own transformational era.

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Source:
Unknown Author, 2019, Australian Ageing Agenda (https://www.australianageingagenda.com.au)

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