The aged care minister has refuted claims that the government is intending to privatise the aged care assessment process as part of plans to streamline assessments.
Tag Archives | acsa
Aged care provider peak bodies have raised concerns about the sector’s unsustainability in the wake of StewartBrown’s recent report showing a further decline in financial performance.
Unspent home care funds continue to rise, with some $800 million, or more than $7,000 per client, sitting in coffers around the country.
Aged care providers should select staff based on their qualifications, experience and character rather than their religion, an aged care lawyer tells Australian Ageing Agenda.
Provider peak bodies have reiterated their concerns for the aged care sector following the release of the Government’s Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook.
A new initiative strives to help aged care providers identify food service areas they are excelling at and those requiring improvement.
New resources aim to help aged care and health professionals better support Stolen Generations survivors when they are accessing care services.
Seven organisations representing aged care providers have come together to call on the Federal Government to address the sector’s urgent funding and accessibility issues in the December mini-budget.
The aged care sector needs to attract people from other industries to help meet the demand for workers, a provider will tell an upcoming industry conference on workforce.
The aged care industry’s technology peak has launched a peer mentoring initiative to help build capacity and a technology-enabled aged care sector.
A change in attitude towards older people is needed to improve care quality, not just additional resources, the aged care minister tells an industry conference.
Aged and Community Services Australia (ACSA) has launched a new automated procurement portal which allows members to connect with a national network of suppliers.
Two aged care peak bodies and a research centre have joined forces to trial innovations and develop technology with older people.
Renewed calls for the federal government to roll out an intervention proven to reduce the use of antipsychotics in aged care facilities are going unanswered.