An independent authority with broad ranging powers will be created next year to oversee the $22 billion National Disability Insurance Scheme, the government announced in Tuesday’s budget.
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A new code of ethics and set of practice guidelines have been released by the Australian Community Workers Association to support best practice in the sector.
Aged care providers and staff, consumers, family members and academics are encouraged to have their say on what constitutes quality in aged care, with the Australian Aged Care Quality Agency seeking input to inform the review of the standards.
A whopping 40 per cent of boards of not-for-profit aged care organisations have discussed a merger with another organisation in the past 12 months, and half of them believe it will happen, a new survey of company directors has found.
Assess your facility’s performance against aged care standards while on the go with this new app from the accreditation agency.
Qualified facilitators to deliver the Aged Care Standards and Accreditation Agency’s resource on governance to senior manangement and boards are now available around the country
A series of seminars, starting soon, will directly target the kinds of organisations that abound in the aged care sector.
Case management as a discipline is coming of age. A US expert says Australia’s new certification scheme is the next step in securing the future of professional case management
A sanctioned NSW nursing home, recently placed under the nation’s media spotlight, has taken action to improve its current standard of care.