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Webinar: Aged Care Royal Commission Final Report – Legal Risk and Governance Issues Unpacked

  • When: Wednesday 17 March 2021
  • Time: 1:30 - 3:00 pm AEDT
  • Where: Online via Zoom using your PC or mobile
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Who should attend: 
This session is relevant to Board Members, CEOs and members of the Executive teams, including COOs, CFOs. Clinical Care & Quality/Risk Managers and General Counsel from aged care providers across Australia.

This webinar is intended to provide a high level overview around the key legal risk and governance issues for aged care providers, arising from the Final Report Recommendations handed down on 26 February 2021. Our panel of highly experienced aged care lawyers will discuss the key legal risk, compliance and governance themes that providers may face if the recommendations are implemented. Our panel will provide an overview of what providers need to be aware of, and provide practical information about the possible reforms you can prepare for in advance.

Key takeaways from the session:

• A high level analysis and legal insight into the Final Report
• Key legal areas that may impact the sector if Recommendations are implemented
• Practical information about what providers can do now to prepare

Joining us will be Victor Harcourt, Anita Courtney, Libby Pallot, Solomon Miller and Donna Rayner from Russell Kennedy’s Aged Care and Royal Commission teams. Victor Harcourt will facilitate the session. We will also have a team of lawyers answering your questions during the webinar.


Opportunity to submit your questions - Q&A

You have the opportunity to submit questions before the webinar. Please submit any questions to events@rk.com.au.


Webinar Details

We are utilising Zoom to run this webinar. Zoom is free to download and can be viewed from your PC/mobile device. 

The live webinar is free to attend and attendees will be sent a link to log into the live webinar room 15 minutes before the scheduled start time.

DATE: Wednesday 17 March 2021

TIME: 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm AEDT

COST: This webinar is free to attend but bookings are essential as places are limited.

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Presenters:

Victor Harcourt

Victor Harcourt

Principal and Facilitator

Victor leads the Aged Care team and is a recognised senior practitioner in administrative and disciplinary law, health and aged care, prosecutions, government law and alternative dispute resolution.

Victor has a Masters in Health and Medical Law and was named Best Lawyers' 2014 Melbourne Health and Aged Care Law "Lawyer of the Year" and was recognised in 2012 - 2020 for his expertise in Health and Aged Care Law.

He was also recognised in 2014 - 2020 for his expertise in Government Practice and in Retirement Villages and Senior Living Law in 2017 - 2020.

Victor will be the facilitator for this webinar.

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Anita Courtney

Anita Courtney

Principal

Anita is a principal in Russell Kennedy’s Aged Care team. She specialises in helping providers respond to, and challenge decisions of the aged care regulators including the Department of Health and Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission. Anita’s experience includes assisting providers in understanding their legislative and compliance responsibilities under the Aged Care Act and its principles, privacy legislation, sanctions and other laws. Anita regularly works with Pride Living and others to review providers’ additional services offerings to help them reduce their risks and is assisting Victor with the Federal Court litigation.

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Libby Pallot

Libby Pallot

Principal

Libby is the head of Russell Kennedy’s Workplace Relations, Employment and Safety practice and a partner of the firm. She has worked at Russell Kennedy for over 20 years and is your key contact for Workplace Relations, Employment and Safety matters. Libby is an experienced practitioner in the area of employment law and industrial relations. Her employment law experience is vast and she concentrates on providing advice concerning performance and disciplinary actions and all matters involving the workplace including contractors, human resources policies and manuals. Libby regularly presents as an expert on employment law and industrial relations to numerous sectors. She was recognised by Best Lawyers 2014 - 2021 for expertise in Employee Benefits Law and Occupational Health and Safety Law.

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Solomon Miller

Solomon Miller

Principal

Solomon acts for a range of aged care and not-for-profit clients specialising in advising them on strategic governance structures, reviews, risk assessments and mergers and amalgamations. Solomon has over 18 years’ experience and has particular expertise in documenting commercial arrangements, including corporate structures, acquisitions, restructures, joint ventures and the licensing of technology and intellectual property. Solomon’s specific aged care and health law experience extends to funding agreements, capital grants, regulation and compliance; service delivery models; and residents’ rights and decision making processes (including consent and privacy obligations).

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Donna Rayner

Donna Rayner

Principal

Donna delivers expert legal advice to owners, operators and developers of retirement villages in Victoria and New South Wales. Donna also has experience in residential and commercial property transactions and drafting various types of commercial agreements. Donna was recognised by Best Lawyers 2013 - 2021 for expertise in Retirement Villages and Senior Living Law.

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Emma Turner

Principal

Emma assists clients across the disability, government, health and not-for-profit sectors and advises disability service providers on legal compliance, good governance and risk management. Her disability expertise also includes investigating incidents and resolving consumer and family complaints for service providers. For a number of years Emma has worked with the sector review to improve responses to abuse and develop robust quality and safeguarding frameworks.

Emma lead a team of experienced lawyers representing clients in the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability.

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For more information regarding this webinar please contact Tom Simper.