A new report is calling for urgent reform of aged care working conditions and benchmarks for decent conditions to support the sector to provide high-quality services.
The final aged care workforce strategy can be executed in one to three years but the industry should take action immediately, says Professor John Pollaers.
People aged 63 and over are the fastest growing group in the workforce, according to a new survey, numbering about half a million. Yesterday, the federal government announced another program to help older workers get their foot back in the door.
The government could save itself millions of dollars if it implements a new nationwide dental scheme as promised, a recently released report states.
The Department of Health and Ageing has been liaising with flood affected providers in Queensland to ensure the safety of clients.
Providers in the West feel that the Commonwealth is ignoring the state’s older population.