New measures against COVID-19 have been unveiled for the aged care sector including a $235 million staff retention bonus for residential and home care providers.
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The majority of community aged care workers say the system isn’t allowing them to meet the emotional and social needs of their clients.
Two new research papers presented to the Royal Commission contain learnings from overseas about improving home care and supporting carers.
The Productivity Commission has found unmet demand for home support and falling satisfication with services.
More than 110,000 older people are still waiting to receive the home care package they have been approved for, a new report shows.
A submission to the Aged Care Royal Commission has laid out concerns about individualised funding in home care, saying it has eroded working conditions and reduced the quality of care.
Home care has been identified as one of three areas requiring immediate action in the interim report of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality Safety.
The average amount of unspent home care funds held by providers has increased by around $1000 in the last year to just under $7000 per client.
Serious questions about the adequacy of home care regulation have been raised at the Aged Care Royal Commission.
More than 16,000 elderly people died waiting for home care in 2017-18. We can and must do better, writes Dr Olivia Ball.
A new online application has been launched to help aged care providers connect with and update the families and friends of care recipients.
New changes to home care have arrived – and they’re causing stress and confusion for many providers, an industry consultant says.
The number of people accessing aged care services has increased by more than 12,000 people in a year, a new government report shows.
The home care waiting list has been the elephant in the room during the election campaign.