Aged care providers in Sydney have rallied to ensure the safety and wellbeing of residents during this week’s bushfires.
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The Department of Health is calling on aged care providers to ensure their emergency procedures are up to scratch as the bushfire season gets off to an early start in some regions, and recent research shows many facilities are unprepared.
Many large family-owned for-profit aged care providers lack transparency and accountability for the public funds they receive, a new report has found.
Ageing in rural communities can be improved by more specialist training for the aged care and health workforces, Professor Joseph Ibrahim tells Australian Ageing Agenda.
A national LGBTI Aged Care Strategy will be developed by the government, in consultation with the sector, as part of the Commonwealth’s aged care reform package.
The number of alleged assaults in residential aged care has increased substancially, according to new figures released by the government.
A roundup of happenings around the aged care sector from new appointments to award-winning staff and what residents are getting up to.
Aged care providers only have a few more days to take part in an industry-wide survey on the Aged Care Act.
ACAA and Hynes are encouraging providers to take part in a survey about the Aged Care Act.
The government says it wants to “further protect” older Australians, as it introduces a bill that mainly focuses on compliance issues.