Aged care organisations need to focus on keeping their workforce engaged during the scrutiny of the aged care royal commission, an aged care executive tells Australian Ageing Agenda.
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Aged care executives need to keep abreast of the Royal Commission as a matter of good governance, a conference has heard.
As Australia’s aged care sector straps itself in for an 18-month royal commission, providers have pledged to co-operate “fully and transparently to achieve the outcomes we all want”.
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.
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.