Merger, amalgamation and partnership activity is at unprecedented levels in aged care, as the not-for-profit sector faces profound challenges. Now there are stark predictions that within the next decade not-for-profits will make up just a third of the sector.
For not-for-profit aged care providers, the need to compete in a market-based system presents a challenge – how to maintain commercial viability while fulfilling their mission.
A whopping 40 per cent of boards of not-for-profit aged care organisations have discussed a merger with another organisation in the past 12 months, and half of them believe it will happen, a new survey of company directors has found.
He’s only been on the job, officially, for three days. But given he has almost 20 years experience working in the sector, he is still well-placed to comment on the NFP/FP debate. AAA talks to LASA-Victoria’s new CEO, John Bragg.
Delaying tactics employed by the Opposition have succeeded in preventing the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission from opening its doors on October 1 as planned.
The federal government plans to introduce legislation to ban gag clauses in contracts entered into with the NFP sector, it was announced today.
Company directors want to get rid of the ‘not-for-profit’ term that’s used to describe mission-based organisations, because it carries too much baggage, a new report says.
News in brief from the ageing agenda, featuring bites of information about recent research, technology, conference and government movements.
If it was not for the not-for-profit community, successful for-profit businesses would not be so prosperous, according to futurist and media personality, Dr Keith Suter.
It’s important that not-for-profits retain their independence from for-profit aged care providers, according to ACSA’s new CEO, John Kelly, who spoke at the ACS NSW & ACT State Conference earlier today.
CEO of Amana Living and deputy president of ACSA, Ray Glickman, tells AAA why he is worried that the government may not have achieved the right mix in its recently announced, ‘Living Longer Living Better’ aged care reform package.
A panel of four aged and community care experts have discussed whether or not ‘not for-profit’ and ‘for-profit’ organisations, today, are really that different.
To cope with increasing demand, not-for-profit organisations will have to do more with less and find a diverse range of revenue streams, according to a new report.
The position taken by ACSA on draft legislation to underpin a new not-for-profits regulator is a fair way from what the rest of the NFP sector thinks.