Why isn’t the aged care royal commission discussing ‘healthcare’?

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Aged care

When the aged care royal commission was announced last year, one key concept failed to rate a mention, writes aged care specialist Professor Joseph Ibrahim of Monash University in Melbourne.

Neither Prime Minister Scott Morrison nor Minister for Health Greg Hunt made reference to ‘healthcare’, a notion that was also absent from the inquiry’s terms of reference.