Meeting with Gerard Mansour, Commissioner for Senior Victorians

Caitlin and Gerard VSMALLOur CEO, Caitlin Barr met with Gerard Mansour, Commissioner for Senior Victorians during Hearing Awareness Week, to discuss the important role of hearing care in the wellbeing & participation of Senior Victorians. The challenges that exist in the hearing sector around access and effectiveness were discussed – and the steps necessary to ensure older people have these services available across the state. Gerard is a passionate advocate for hearing health & wellbeing for older people, which is discussed in the 2016 report Ageing is Everyone’s Business.

The Aged Care Royal Commission & Mental Health Royal Commission are important factors that will help transform how the sector operates in the future – and we look forward to working with Gerard to ensure quality services for senior people.

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