Rural service managers have reported significant difficulties recruiting and attracting new workers to community aged care, threatening the long-term sustainability of services, study finds.
Aged care providers throughout rural Victoria have taken a united stand in a bid to urge the major political parties to take greater action on rural issues.
There are three $1,000 scholarships available for the ACSA Community Care Conference.
He says regional communities need more support to help older citizens lead independent lives.
The AAG’s 2010 rural conference will look at sustainable neighbourhoods and communities for an ageing population.
New research suggests Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in remote areas are up to five times more likely to have dementia.
The organisers of the 21st Annual Tri-State Conference in 2012 are calling for stakeholder submissions now.