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Disability Advocates Question Scope of Royal Commission

Luke Michael, Monday, 17th September 2018 -  The social sector says it welcomes the establishment of a royal commission into aged care, but disability advocates are dismayed ongoing calls to address abuse affecting the broader

Partnerships Needed to Find Solution for Young People in Aged Care

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 8th August 2018 -  Building sustainable partnerships within the social and health sectors is “absolutely critical” to finding a solution for young people in residential aged care homes (YPIRAC),

‘Critical Gap’ for Young People With Disability In Nursing Homes Under NDIS

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 12th June 2018 -  A lack of clarity around who qualifies for the National Disability Insurance Scheme is causing young people in nursing homes to fall through a “critical gap” between the health and

Changemaker

The Power of Cooperatives in the Social Care Sector

Luke Michael, Monday, 28th May 2018 -  Robyn Kaczmarek is the founder and managing director of The Co-operative Life, Australia’s first worker-owned cooperative in social care services. She is this week’s Changemaker.

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Where’s The Map? Navigating Australia’s Housing and Aged Care Systems

Contributor, Thursday, 22nd March 2018 -  For older people who are in housing stress and in need of aged care services, they have two disparate systems – both confusing individually, let alone together – to navigate, write

Opinion

We Need to Talk About The Rising Tragedy of Homeless Elderly People

Andrew Cairns, Thursday, 15th March 2018 -  The rising number of low-income and homeless elderly people being locked out of aged care is one that needs urgent attention, writes Andrew Cairns, CEO of Community Sector Banking.

Aged Care for Transgender and Intersex Australians Lags Behind

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 28th November 2017 -  Aged care for transgender and intersex people is lagging behind and improvements in inclusive care for these groups is needed, according to a federal government LGBTI Aged Care Strategy

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

New Study into Residential Care Costs

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 16th August 2017 -  The Turnbull government has announced a new study into the comparative costs of providing residential aged care to older Australians. The Minister for Aged Care Ken Wyatt described

Youngcare Built on an Iconic Story of Mateship

Lina Caneva, Monday, 31st July 2017 -  Youngcare is a Queensland-based organisation that is on a mission to end the residential crisis for young people with high care needs across Australia. Recently Youngcare won the

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…

Australia to Host 7th International Carers Conference

Contributor, Tuesday, 11th July 2017 -  Hosted by Carers Australia, the upcoming International Carers Conference will bring together national and international experts to discuss the new world of caring. Globally we
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