Older Persons Advocacy Network chief executive officer Craig Gear has been awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia for his service to aged welfare and seniors’ rights.
The Global Ageing Network has appointed Australian aged care industry figure Judy Martin as its new chair.
Aged care and health service provider Roshana Group will take over the ownership and management of Dryandra Residential Care in Kellerberrin in regional Western Australia.
Associate Professor Peter Gonski says access to community transport can improve quality of life for older people.
The sector’s technology council has produced a report to improve aged care providers’ understanding of current technology and innovation relevant to the industry.
The Royal Australian College of GPs has released updated guidelines for the care of older people.
NSW aged care and disability service provider Beresfield Community Care (BCC) has merged with the Adssi group as providers fight to remain viable in a deregulated marketplace.
South Australian aged care provider Life Care has received approval from the City of Tea Tree Gully to develop a $60 million aged care facility in Adelaide.
West Australian aged care and retirement living provider Bethanie has entered into a conditional agreement to acquire the two aged care facilities of Perth aged care provider Berrington.
Cloud-based home care software vendor AlayaCare has acquired aged, community and disability software provider Procura.
The Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission is now the single regulator of aged care services and the primary point of contact for aged care providers and consumers for quality and safety matters.
The Australian government’s digital health agency has announced the resignation of its chief executive officer and the appointment of an interim CEO while it searches for a permanent replacement.
As the year comes to a close, today marks AAA’s final regular newsletter of 2019.
Also in this wrap: Bethanie opens serviced apartments for seniors; BlueCross opens Malvern East facility; and Hume Community Housing unveils new garden.