A new initiative strives to help aged care providers identify food service areas they are excelling at and those requiring improvement.
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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.
Work choice is the ultimate respect for elders, writes Sean Rooney.
The aged care industry’s technology peak has launched a peer mentoring initiative to help build capacity and a technology-enabled aged care sector.
Aged care stakeholders welcome the Federal Government’s response to the royal commission’s interim report but say there is still more work to do.
The head of a Melbourne training organisation has set up a member-based registration and professional development scheme for aged care workers.
Almost 200 residential aged care providers with more than 30,000 residents have insufficient funds to cover their liabilities, according to a new analysis by Leading Age Services Australia.
LASA is looking at the interface between NDIS Services and the aged care sector.
The aged care royal commission’s interim report has put the government, industry and community on notice for significant reform to come, says the aged care minister.
Ramping up education among children and rolling out more intergenerational programs will help address negative attitudes about ageing and ageism, aged care stakeholders tell an industry conference.
Aged care providers from Western Australia feature strongly at this week’s national industry awards, while an individual from Victoria has been recognised for developing an end-of-life planning tool.
LASA’s CEO Sean Rooney has described the current home care situation as “unacceptable in 21st century Australia” as the peak released a 16-point pathway to reform in the aged care sector.
Renewed calls for the federal government to roll out an intervention proven to reduce the use of antipsychotics in aged care facilities are going unanswered.
The financial performance of residential aged care facilities has declined further despite this year’s one-off funding boost, a new industry report shows.