Aged care providers in NSW found out from their insurers recently that their workers compensation premiums would rise significantly, with some providers reporting 45 per cent increases and others over $1 million.
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Psychological injury sustained from aggressive and violent clients could become the number one occupational health and safety risk for aged care organisations, according to a new industry survey.
New federal Treasury figures show that mature-aged workers are hanging onto their jobs and staying in the labour force longer. Unemployed mature-age workers, however, don’t have it so good.
Action on ageist policies and laws are in the Commonwealth’s sights as the mismatching reality of a growing economy and an ageing population finally starts to bite. A new paper highlights the key problem areas.
New research conducted by aged care provider, Bupa, has found that older workers are more reliable, loyal and flexible than younger employees.