We need urgent action from government, business and the not-for-profit sector on the financing and supply of more affordable and social housing for older people, writes Jo Toohey.
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In this wrap: provider to build LGBTI aged care facility; putting elder abuse on the agenda; Benevolent appoints Joanne Toohey as CEO; warning on crushing tablets; new work to develop culturally sensitive dementia care.
A very significant birthday today for the Benevolent Society in NSW – Australia’s first charity.
The latest ‘research to practice’ briefing from the Benevolent Society aims to improve care workers’ understanding of mental health problems in older people.
The 2007 GFC may be ‘technically’ over in Australia but its impact still lingers. A new report has identified that older, single women on low incomes and in poorer health were at the greatest risk of being affected by the crisis.
The Benevolent Society is offering $16,500 scholarships to a lucky leader in the NSW not-for-profit health and ageing sector, to join a year-long leadership course.
Industry members at an information night hosted by Gadens Lawyers last week were presented with an uncomfortable proposition.
Key opinion leaders let us know what could stop proposals from the Productivity Commission’s (PC) final report going ahead
Key opinion leaders share what opportunities they think the Productivity Commission’s final report presents
AAA asks some of the ageing sector’s key opinion leaders why they think the Productivity Commission’s final report was such a strong document
Just stop saying no! Dr Hans Becker, CEO of the Humanitas Foundation is in Sydney to explain what the Apartments for Life concept really means
The winds of change are blowing through the construction sector, with implications for retirement villages, nursing homes and community care providers.
With the NSW state election in just over a week and a Liberal landslide predicted, the state’s aged care and retirement village peak bodies want help for their members who provide affordable housing.
The Benevolent Society’s innovative Apartments for Life project is inching closer to reality, thanks to a handy $5m boost from a state government in pre-election mode.