Also in this wrap: Western Australian provider SwanCare appoints Etta Palumbo as its new chair, and consumer lobby group National Seniors appoints Ian Henschke as its chief advocate.
When an older person moves into residential aged care, their loved one who has been caring for them at home often feels grief and isolation – but a new program aims to help.
Arcare opens $60 million Malvern East facility; doors open at St Vincent’s Care Services Maroochydore; Hall & Prior building $67 million Perth centre; and Benetas gets green light for $26 million facility.
Aged care staff, residents, families and volunteers are being asked to share their experiences with food in residential aged care as part of a major project that aims to guide positive change in the sector.
Long-serving aged care chief executive Vaughan Harding has been awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia for service to aged care organisations in this week’s Australia Day honours.
Baptistcare WA appoints Russell Bricknell as chief executive officer; Braemar appoints Wayne Belcher as CEO; Vik Jeyakumar appointed chief executive officer at Kira; and three new appointments to Aged Care Financing Authority.
RSL Care + RDNS has added a retirement village and a home care service in NSW plus a mental health team in South Australia, further expanding its portfolio of properties and services.
In this story: Scalabrini opens doors at Chipping Norton redevelopment; Rosewood applies for planning approval to transform West-Perth facility; Williams Landing’s first aged care facility gets underway; and Opal Bankstown starts construction.
In this story: Tinonee Gardens starts work on major project; Resthaven turns sod on $15 million redevelopment; Penninsula Villages outlines $24 million project; and Bethanie moves into new HQ.
In this story: Merged WA provider appoints CEO; Benetas appoints new research manager; John McCallum to head research at National Seniors; Rae Lamb reappointed Complaints Commissioner.
The government has launched a resource to help aged services care for the unique needs of Forgotten Australians, Former Child Migrants and Stolen Generations who have experienced physical, emotional and/or sexual abuse.
Mercy Health and Southern Cross Care Victoria have confirmed they are in talks over a possible merger, which could result in the largest aged care provider in Victoria.
KinCare appoints Brian Bissaker CEO as Jason Howie steps down; IRT Group appoints new chairman; Chris Guille announced as chair of National Seniors; architects BLP appoint aged care head.
Community housing provider recognised; top gong for dementia educators; hospital geriatric program wins awards; recognition for aged care provider’s use of technology.