Aged care peak body Aged and Community Services Australia has launched a social media campaign to showcase positive aged care stories at its national conference this week among several sessions focused on the sector’s workforce.
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Aged care peaks want more measures to address future demand for services and provider sustainability while the nurses’ union slams the budget for failing to deliver improvements to staffing.
Aged care has been a hot-button topic in the lead-up to this weekend’s state election in South Australia.
There is overwhelming support among not-for-profit aged care providers for the establishment of an independent Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission, a new survey shows.
Labor has committed to review the Aged Care Funding Instrument if elected, but said it is not in the position to reverse the government’s funding changes – a statement peak bodies have challenged.
Peak bodies have expressed disappointment that reform proposals recommended in the recent Aged Care Roadmap did not feature in last night’s budget, while Alzheimer’s Australia said the budget had overlooked the need for further investment in dementia care.
Peak bodies have hit back at “concerning” cuts to the Aged Care Funding Instrument announced in last night’s Federal Budget, which will see government save $1.2 billion over four years.
In this story: John Kelly steps down from ACSA; Ilsa Hampton appointed executive officer of PASCOP; Paul Johnson appointed COO at BallyCara.