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.
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The Federal Government has announced residential aged care will receive an additional $320 million as part of its new $662 million package to support older Australians.
A new interactive map has been launched to assist Australian aged care providers to identify where there is a high demand for workforce training programs in China.
Retirement living industry peaks are urging all retirement village operators to sign to the industry code of conduct launched today to demonstrate their commitment to high standards and resident satisfaction.
Individuals and organisations from across the aged care sector have been recognised for their commitment, dedication and achievements at a gala dinner in Adelaide.
Most Australians believe the aged care industry is untrustworthy and lacks transparency and quality services, according to the findings of a national study presented at an aged care conference.
Aged care providers need to implement flexible working arrangements to boost staff morale and retention, delegates at a national industry congress have heard.
Aged care organisations should be prepared to voice their position on social matters as part of their overall brand and marketing strategy, an upcoming industry conference will hear.
The three aged care peak bodies have jointly called for a focus on aged care funding in the five upcoming Federal by-elections.
Organisations named in the recent report on the tax practices of for-profit aged care providers say it contains misleading statements and inaccurate comparisons, submissions to a Senate inquiry show.