A community nutritional care service that provides a qualified personal care attendant or community cook to prepare meals in older people’s homes is among the services and individuals nominated in this year’s HESTA Aged Care Awards.
Welfare group the Brotherhood of St Laurence has raised concerns about the fate of respite services for people with high care needs under the government’s proposed new Commonwealth Home Support Program.
The government could save itself millions of dollars if it implements a new nationwide dental scheme as promised, a recently released report states.
Residents from 17 aged care facilities in Melbourne will get together for a fun afternoon of music and dance tomorrow.
The Australian Social Inclusion agenda must include policies to assist elderly people participate in community life, say not-for-profit organisations.
The Victorian provider is boosting its involvement in advocacy with the development of a new position.