Priorities for the Aged Care sector to enhance quality

Priorities for the Aged Care sector to enhance quality

NSW
Feb 19
CEDA is delighted to welcome Leading Age Services Australia, Chief Executive Officer, Sean Rooney, to the 2020 Trustee program. 

Speakers

Sean Rooney, Chief Executive Officer, Leading Age Services Australia

Event overview

Sean Rooney will discuss industry priorities for the Aged Care sector to enhance quality and safety, commenting on implications and anticipated recommendations from the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety; funding, workforce development, and skills requirements for a sector in transition; and trends in ageing in Australia – what consumers expect from residential care, home care, and retirement living.

This briefing is by invitation only to CEDA Trustees. Trustees are senior leaders nominated by CEDA member organisations. At CEDA boardroom briefings Trustees hear from an informed, expert guest speaker in a private, small group setting. Invitations to boardroom briefings are a valued benefit of CEDA membership. Chatham House Rule applies.

Meet the speaker

Sean Rooney
Chief Executive Officer, Leading Age Services Australia

As CEO of aged care industry peak body, Leading Age Services Australia, Sean Rooney is a recognised leader in the aged care sector. He speaks with credibility and authority on issues of importance to older Australians and providers of aged care services across residential care, home care and retirement living. 

Sean has held several Chief Executive/Senior Executive roles in public, private and not-for-profit sector organisations. He has led membership-based organisations and represented the interests of members on the local, national and international stage. Sean also has practical experience at the nexus of the health and aged care sectors, having previously been the CEO at the Australian Medicare Local Alliance.

Sean has a Bachelor of Commerce from the ANU, a Masters of Business Administration from Melbourne University and Post Graduate qualifications in Cross Sector Collaboration from Cambridge University.

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