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.
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Aged care stakeholders and industry observers say the government’s announcement of 10,000 new home care packages isn’t enough.
A study has found consumer directed care is making it hard for home care workers to establish relationships with clients.
Aged care executives need to keep abreast of the Royal Commission as a matter of good governance, a conference has heard.
There are mounting calls for government to include affordable housing measures in next week’s budget as new research again shows seniors are particularly vulnerable.
Workforce discrimination, affordable housing and elder abuse are among the significant issues currently facing older women, says Australia’s Age Discrimination Commissioner.
With Australia’s aged care and pension systems essentially predicated on the assumption that seniors own their own home, the increase in the number renting or still paying a mortgage could mean greater old age poverty, warns a new report.
Next March will see one well-established Queensland provider switch to a new name that some will find more familiar than the old one.
A workforce expert proposes ‘other’ ways to solve recruitment issues.
One issue off the PC ‘issues’ list as Commissioner Woods acknowledges concerns with the cost setting for concessional accommodation