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.
Publishing staff-to-resident ratios in aged care is a positive first step for increasing transparency but it’s not enough for consumers to make informed decisions, according to a parliamentary inquiry report.
The three aged care peak bodies have jointly called for a focus on aged care funding in the five upcoming Federal by-elections.
The peak body representing eight of the largest for-profit aged care providers has announced the appointment of a Canberra bureaucrat as its incoming CEO.