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One in Twenty Australians Seeking Help Turned Away

Staff Reporter, Monday, 15th August 2011 -  Flickr image Some rights reserved by garryknight  Australian community and social service organisations are unable to meet the demand for their services…

Major Overhaul of Aged Care Funding Recommended

Staff Reporter, Monday, 8th August 2011 -  A major overhaul of the way aged care in Australia is financed has been recommended as part of the Productivity Commission’s report into aged care. Flickr Image: Some rights reserved

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…

Aged Care Indexation Misses the Mark

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 30th June 2011 -  Aged and Community Services Australia (ACSA) says it’s disappointed with the Government’s 1.9% indexation of funding for aged care, describing it as a meagre increase…

No New Funding for Aged Care

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 11th May 2011 -  The Federal Budget has ignored calls for modest increases in subsidies and left aged care in limbo, according to the peak body for Australia’s Not for Profit aged care service…

Aged Care Sector Needs Single, Unified Body: Report

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 4th May 2011 -  A new report calls for the creation of a single aged care authority in Australia to act on behalf of the sector. The report called Is the sum greater than the parts? The value of a single

Social Justice Campaigner to Lead Aged Care Peak Body

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 20th April 2011 -  Patrick McClure AO has been appointed CEO of peak aged care body Aged and Community Services Australia (ACSA). ACSA President Klaus Zimmermann says McClure’s…

Dementia Drives Shortfall for Aged Care

Staff Reporter, Friday, 25th February 2011 -   
By 2050 Australia will be facing a shortfall of 279,000 aged care places according to a report released by Alzheimers Australia.

The report by Access Economics warns that in

NFP Sector Responds to Aged Care Report

Staff Reporter, Friday, 21st January 2011 -  Australian Not for Profits have been quick to respond following the release of the Productivity Commission’s Draft Report into aged care, and although most groups have welcomed…

Major Overhaul Proposed for Aged Care

Staff Reporter, Friday, 21st January 2011 -  Australia’s aged care system needs a major overhaul to meet the challenge of an aging population including a proposal for co-contributions towards the cost of care according…

Productivity Report on Aged Care Due

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 20th January 2011 -  The Productivity Commission is about to release its much anticipated interim report into Australia’s Aged Care system. The interim report – Caring for Older Australians

$10 Billion Spent on Aged Care Services

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 9th December 2010 -  Spending on aged care services in Australia in 2008-09 was $10.1 billion, according to a report released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). Aged care in rural
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