Just as aged care enjoys subsidies from government and tax policy support, retirement village developers say they want land use policy that facilitates development.
In this wrap: launch of Australia’s first Retirement Census; snapshot of aged care use in final years; Goodwin partners with local GP; and TLC healthcare hub approved.
ANALYSIS: Greater consumer choice is bringing opportunities and challenges for the retirement living operators. Andrew Giles outlines five fundamental changes shaping the sector.
AUDIO: Despite the policy shift towards supporting more older people to live in the community, the vast majority of housing is not suitable for ageing in place, says Amelia Starr.
We believe that some of Alan Kohler’s latest criticisms of the retirement village industry is unfair and ill-informed, writes Mary Wood.
Integrated housing & care is the new benchmark for ‘seniors housing’ & retirement living – in Australia & much of the western world, says the founder & CEO of the UK’s luxe Audley Retirement, who is visiting Australia this September.
With the support of the local council and state government, a Tasmanian operator has started building a new $46 million independent retirement living and aged care complex in Hobart.
one of Australia’s major property developers has announced plans to build a retirement living complex on newly acquired land in the ACT.
Retirement Village operators need to be genuinely innovative to capture the imaginations of consumers and build a loyal following like that of the world’s most iconic brands.
Consumer Affairs Victoria has indicated that it wants retirement villages to explain their contracts to prospective residents more clearly, and wants operators’ views on regulatory reform.
Aged care provider, IRT, cleared out the competition at the 2011 Australian Business Awards.
A recent acquisition demonstrates the financial strength of a NSW non-profit provider.
An emergency response centre celebrated 10 years of providing support to older people last Friday, but two lucky AAA readers get the presents!
Improving hearing that has started to fade is now much cheaper, quicker and easier than ever before.