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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

Aged Care Providers Need One Voice – Survey

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 28th July 2010 -  Almost 80% of aged care providers want one body to represent all aged care facilities in Australia on a national level, according to a new industry survey. The survey, by Bupa Care Services…

Aged Care a High Priority – Poll

Staff Reporter, Friday, 23rd July 2010 -  More Australians are concerned about aged care than they are about employment, education and the environment, according to a new poll. The online survey was undertaken by the Campaign…

Dementia ‘Revolution’ Needed

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 16th June 2010 - 
Prof Julian Hughes during his Melbourne Lecture tour for Alzheimer's Australia A leading international authority on dementia and ethics has called for a 'revolution in…

Government Appoints Assoc Commissioner To Aged Care Inquiry

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 20th May 2010 -  The Rudd Government has appointed Sue Macri as Associate Commissioner to the Productivity Commission inquiry into aged care in Australia. Macri will assist the Commission in its…
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