Some aged care providers lack the right balance between care quality and safety considerations and financial concerns, the royal commission has heard.
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WA community provider Rise Network has announced a merger with non-profit provider Creative and Therapy Activities (CATA).
New funding streams to ensure the viability of rural and remote aged care services are among the measures aged and community care providers would like to see in the forthcoming Budget.
Alternative funding models to support the long-term sustainability of high-cost, low-demand rural and remote services should be a high priority in the planning of future aged care reform, a major community care provider has said.
The founder of Australia’s largest home and healthcare franchise group says she sold the business to a like-minded global company to strengthen her organisation’s position in Australia’s evolving aged care market.
The Queensland, Western Australian and South Australian governments have ruled out granting a payroll tax exemption to aged care providers following the Federal Government’s decision to remove its longstanding supplement from 1 January 2015, which will see providers lose $181 million of revenue in the first year.
In order to compete in the new paradigm, aged care providers need to redesign their business to ensure the flexibility to rapidly adapt and meet consumer needs, writes Louise Greene.
A survey of over 100 aged care providers suggests that some of the key objectives of the ACFI have not been met.
Meals on Wheels providers are calling for more assistance to find ways of broadening their volunteer base.
Victoria’s aged care industry is calling for greater assistance for rural and regional providers.
A South Australian provider says the new funding instrument is adding to the difficulties of running small, low care facilities in rural communities.