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.
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Two aged care peak bodies and a research centre have joined forces to trial innovations and develop technology with older people.
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.
A forthcoming digital platform aims to give consumers a voice and allow them and providers to compare residential aged care services across a range of quality-of-life measures.
Four out of 10 residential aged care workers are planning to leave the sector within five years because they are overworked, stressed and underpaid, a national worker survey shows.
Also in this wrap: Bethanie partners with the Australian Medical Association; and Eastern Health partners with legal centre.
Many large family-owned for-profit aged care providers lack transparency and accountability for the public funds they receive, a new report has found.
A lack of staff to provide basic care to residents is the most pressing concern of 90 percent of aged care workers, a national survey has found.
Aged care stakeholders are calling on all candidates to make a significant financial commitment to aged care in the upcoming federal election.
A Senate inquiry has recommended the federal government clarify that residential aged care providers ultimately hold a duty of care to all residents and that the quality commission has a similar responsibility for regulation.
Regulations need to allow for greater consumer choice in residential aged care so the industry can provide individualised care, the aged care royal commission has heard.
Queensland-based residential aged care and retirement living providers have until the end of March to complete the first stage of a three-step process ensuring their buildings are not affected by combustible cladding.
For-profit aged care provider Bupa is committed to taking action to meet the standards expected by its residents and the community, its interim chief operating officer tells Australian Ageing Agenda.
The three aged care peaks are setting up a new leadership group to oversee the implementation of the sector’s workforce strategy.