The Royal Commission received a number of submissions on the redesign of the aged care system, following a request for submissions made by the Commissioners in Consultation Paper 1.
Well, I didn't want to miss the opportunity to argue for counsellors and the value of counselling in the aged care space. I highlighted the contradictory processes that exist in the aged + disability service system. I am a recognised counsellor in the disability system but given no recognition in the aged care system.
Visibility is important and we need to stand up for counsellors as valued professionals among our mental health peers.
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