VIDEO: As the Federal Government legislates another of its lauded ‘red tape repeal days’ today, an industry leader tells the NEWSROOM there are prime opportunities for the Coalition to remove unnecessary regulation in aged care and yet they “blow it every time and simply add more and more.”
As Australia marks National Carers Week, two new reports highlight the strain experienced by carers and the lack of appropriate respite and resources to support them.
The Whiddon Group is injecting new skills into remote areas, while Emmerton Park is demonstrating that remote location is no barrier to the power of learning.
To address the unique challenges faced by organisations operating in rural and remote areas, a 20 per cent boost to the Viability Supplement was a headline measure in this year's Federal Budget. AAA speaks to the chief executives of three ...
Community aged care workers are being upskilled in palliative care as part of an integrated approach to supporting more people to die at home.
The Federal Government is not reviewing the significant refurbishment supplement, and the initial number of applications received is broadly in line with expectations, Assistant Minister for Social Services Mitch Fifield has confirmed to AAA.
One quarter of all aged care facilities claimed the now axed Dementia and Severe Behaviours Supplement for more than 20 per cent of their residents, internal government documents reveal.
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To ensure its service technicians could operate safely and comfortably within aged care facilities, AE Smith collaborated with a peak body to provide its staff with specialist training.
The growth in the volume and acuity of respite cases in residential aged care is proving challenging for services and has become an area of increased focus for the Aged Care Complaints Scheme, the head of the scheme has told providers.
Population ageing may negatively impact on Australia’s productivity growth as older people reduce the extent of risk-taking and innovative behaviour in the economy, Reserve Bank Assistant Governor Christopher Kent told the LASA Congress on Monday.
AUDIO: Aged services need to involve their whole workforce, not just the nurses, in order to improve resident health, a provider has told the Leading Age Services Australia National Congress.
AUDIO: Design for the aged should be ingrained so that is invisible, architect Guy Luscombe told the NEWSROOM at Leading Age Services Australia’s National Congress in Adelaide on Monday.
Aged care provider receives national honour for its customer service; a leader in psychiatry and ageing recognised for improved outcomes in seniors mental health.
Complaints handling, enhanced consumer engagement, and consumer directed care in residential aged care are all on the agenda in government’s new red tape reduction trial.
To help organisations and their leaders hear expert opinion on key issues, and to reflect the kinds of challenges and questions organisations are facing, Australian Ageing Agenda is launching a new regular online series – Ask the Lawyer.
Australia’s Aged Care Commissioner Rae Lamb has said new powers introduced last year to strengthen her role have improved the outcomes of complaints to the Aged Care Complaints Scheme.