Lesley Forster
National Older Persons Reference Group, OPAN

Biography

Resident of rural Western Australia.  Retired, following a career in Community Development, and Advocacy, encompassing areas of Domestic Violence, Community Aged Care and Citizen Advocacy.  Also contributed to Federal Government policies and procedures relating to developing consumer focused community services.  Home Care Package (HCP) Recipient. Member of the National Older Persons Reference Group. Aged Care Consumer Advocate  supporting the rights of  seniors to be accorded  genuinely valued roles in the design and implementation of all aspects of  Aged Care Services. Member of the ACCPA Consumer Advisory Committee. Admin for 3 social media groups that have almost 5000 members supporting each other to get more from their Home Care Package.