West Australian aged care providers are being encouraged to apply for funding to develop tailored training to meet their organisation’s needs under a new state-government initiative.
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Poor primary care in rural and remote areas is increasing the need for older Australians to access aged care services, the aged care royal commission has heard.
Leading Age Services Australia has renewed the call for an independent study into the true cost of providing good quality aged care, to make sure the government provides the right amount of funding
Volunteers wanted to sleep in the name of science! University of Western Australia researchers need 200 people aged over 50, half with Parkinson’s disease and half without.
One of the biggest questions facing aged care providers is where their future workforce will come from; at home or abroad?
New research from the University of Western Australlia has pinpointed a possible reason for the progressive loss of muscle mass and function in older people.
Aged care leaders, federal politicians and financial consultants will come together for a seminar on industry sustainability next month.
A vocal campaigner for the sector has been elected chairman of ACSWA at a time when the industry faces serious challenges.
Margaret May has accused Justine Elliot of “passing the buck” in question time.
An in-depth study from WA gives a thorough overview of social isolation in older people.
A law firm and an industry association in WA have announced a new business partnership.
Workforce is the single biggest challenge facing health and aged care, according to WA’s director general of health.
ACSWA has announced the winners of its inaugural Excellence in Aged Care awards.
Over 700 older Western Australians have participated in the transition care program since November 2007.