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Concerns Over Wait Time For Home Care Packages

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 3rd October 2018 -  Aged-care groups are questioning the effectiveness of the federal government’s home care funding boost, saying more needs to be done to address the long periods people are waiting

Taskforce Aims to Attract More Workers into Aged Care

Luke Michael, Thursday, 2nd November 2017 -  The federal government is putting together an expert taskforce to address the future of the aged care workforce, with staffing needs predicted to reach almost one million aged care

National Aged Care Advocacy Program Rolls Out

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 12th July 2017 -  A $25.7 million National Aged Care Advocacy Program (NACAP) is to be delivered by the federally funded not for profit Older Persons Advocacy Network (OPAN) in a new national funding…

Mixed Response from Aged Care Sector

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 14th May 2014 -  Aged care groups have had a mixed response to the Federal Budget, with the spotlight cast on everyday living expenses for older Australians and the redirection of funds to support…

Executive Moves in the Health-care Sector

Staff Reporter, Monday, 12th May 2014 - 

The Not for Profit sector has experienced several top level moves in the health-care arena this month.

Peak body for the national Not for Profit network of Rural Workforce Agencies,…

Human Rights and The Ageing Community Challenge

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 22nd May 2012 -  Services to older people should be based on human rights principles, according to Australia’s first full time Age Discrimination Commissioner, Susan Ryan. Ryan told the…


The Meaning of Purpose in the Aged Care Sector

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 16th May 2012 -  What is the meaning of ‘purpose’ for faith based, community and charitable providers in the aged care sector, asks the new CEO of the Aged and Community Services Australia

Not for Profit Sector Welcomes Aged Care Overhaul

Staff Reporter, Friday, 20th April 2012 -  Not for Profit organisations around the country have welcomed the Gillard Government’s announcement to overhaul Australia’s aged care system. The response from…

Aged Care Crisis Looms in SA

Staff Reporter, Monday, 2nd April 2012 - 
Flickr image:  Some rights reserved by Vermario South Australia will need an almost eighty per cent increase in the number of aged care beds and community…

Aged Care Peak Body Merger Fails

Staff Reporter, Friday, 10th February 2012 -  Less than a year after the national peak body for Not for Profit aged care providers Aged and Community Services Australia announced its plans to merge with the for-profit Aged Care…

Where’s the Aged Care Sector’s “Road Map”?

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 19th January 2012 -  Flickr image  Some rights reserved by Rosie O'Beirne    The Australian aged care sector is calling for its own ‘Roadmap’…

Single Voice for Aged Care Providers

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 7th July 2011 -  The national peak body for Not for Profit aged care providers, Aged and Community Services Australia (ACSA) has announced plans to pursue a merger with the for-profit peak, Aged Care…
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