The aged care minister has refuted claims that the government is intending to privatise the aged care assessment process as part of plans to streamline assessments.
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An AMA position statement says innovation and enhanced technology must be included in all current and future aged care planning.
The royal commission is seeking feedback from aged care stakeholders on the future design of the aged care system and a proposed new model.
Some aged care providers lack the right balance between care quality and safety considerations and financial concerns, the royal commission has heard.
Aged care providers should use the royal commission as a platform to advocate for what they need to deliver quality care and to learn how to best do it, a national aged care conference has heard.
The royal commission has questioned aged care regulators how an approved provider with a history of poor compliance and several “red flags” could continue to operate.
Staff of the contractor managing a Gold Coast facility discussed its potential withdrawal and the option of calling emergency services prior to the evacuation of residents, the royal commission has heard.
Aged care stakeholders are calling on all candidates to make a significant financial commitment to aged care in the upcoming federal election.
National peak and advocacy organisations representing aged care and culturally diverse consumers are the latest recipients of aged care funding in the Morrison Government’s post-budget cash splash.
The introduction of mandatory income-tested fees for home care would be positive for both the sustainability of the sector and for consumers, the aged care royal commission has heard.
There are other solution-focused ways to try and overcome a resident’s aggression or agitation, Tamar Krebs writes.
A royal commission into the disability service sector is likely to have many similarities with the current aged care inquiry, writes Rosemary Kayess.
The aged care royal commission has heard evidence from its first witnesses, with calls by whistleblowers for a national database identifying rogue workers and concerns raised over an “unintentionally complex” aged care system.
Aged care providers should work with other sector stakeholders to present a consistent message to the royal commission like it did in the lead up to the 2012 reforms, a key industry conference has heard.