A new report, released by the federal government this week, rates a mature age worker’s poor health as the most important barrier to labour force participation, closely followed by age discrimination.
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Seasonal goodwill was in joyful abundance yesterday following Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s welcome tidings of the birth of a new cabinet minister!
Rod Young says the industry is delighted that the ACFI continues to increase subsidies to match the increasing acuity of residents, but one provider thinks it’s nothing to write home about.
The Senate has launched the first ever full-scale inquiry into Australia’s palliative care system. With broad terms of reference now set, PCA expects that no stone will be left unturned.
The number of alleged assaults in residential aged care has increased substancially, according to new figures released by the government.
A roundup of happenings around the aged care sector from new appointments to award-winning staff and what residents are getting up to.
National Seniors is now running its own, free consumer forums to garner community opinion on how the federal government should respond to the PC report.
The sector can only encourage older Australians to live well if they also enable them to die well, says the Minister for Mental Health and Ageing, Mark Butler.
[SOUND FILE] The Minister for Mental Health and Ageing, Mark Butler, met the Alzheimer’s Australia campaigners on the front lawn of Parliament House. Listen to his official address.
Minister for Mental Health and Ageing, Mark Butler, believes that public opinion is very much in favour of aged care reform.
Bupa Care Services is yet to be convinced of the need for fundamental reform of Australia’s aged care system.
Not long to wait now for the final report of the Productivity Commission’s inquiry into Care of Older Australians.
A familiar face in health reform has been appointed to advise the nascent Australian National Preventive Health Agency.
The nation’s doctors think the government can’t get anything right when it comes to health reform.