The WHO says that policy and law can address discrimination and inequality on the basis of age.
- a fully funded state-wide ageing strategy for Victoria
- appointment of an Ombudsman for Aged Care and Retirement Housing
- aged care services and facilities that enhance independence and dignity
- state-wide promotion of age-friendly and dementia-friendly community planning
- the Aged Care Diversity Framework 2017, and action plans to ensure equity in care for older Australians
- increased funding for, and access to services for people experiencing elder abuse
- the development of primary prevention programs that foster intergenerational social connection and education to prevent ageism and elder abuse, with a particular focus on diverse communities
- the implementation of all recommendations from the Royal Commission into Aged Care, in particular, reforms to ensure the private system prioritises care above profits
- the rewriting of the Aged care ACT 1997 to ensure the highest possible standards of care in all aged care homes
- safe and culturally appropriate care and policy in aged care services for LGBTQIA+ older people
*intergenerational fairness policies are also embedded in education, health and climate which will impact the current and future lives of young people and their offspring.