Compliance & Governance

AMA airs concerns about digital strategy for aged care

01 December, 2023

The AMA has responded to the government's draft Aged Care Data and Digital Strategy 2023–2028.

Troubled outlook for aged care reforms

01 December, 2023

Almost one in five aged care providers say it is impossible to meet the government's ambitious round-the-clock nursing requirement, according to new research.

How to deal with the 24/7 nursing mandate

24 November, 2023 by Cameron Fancourt*

Providers will need to adopt a multifaceted approach to staffing and training that involves targeted rostering to deal with the federal government's new 24/7 nursing requirements.

Hunter Ageing Alliance's John Ward named NSW Senior Australian of the Year

17 November, 2023

Ward has devoted his life to providing outstanding medical care for disadvantaged people and ageing Australians.

Care from the cloud

17 November, 2023 by Mansi Gandhi

As the pace of aged care sector transformation accelerates, leaders and care providers are spearheading innovation and disruption to ensure continuity and quality of care for older Australians.

Peninsula Villages announces new traineeship program

16 November, 2023

Peninsula Villages has partenered with registered training organisation ET Australia for a new traineeship program.

Virtual workforce solution to target unmet clinical care needs

10 November, 2023

A new virtual workforce solution, iAgeHealth, hopes to solve the unmet clinical care requirements in regional, rural and remote aged care.

A day in the life of Pamela Nyironga

10 November, 2023

When Registered Nurse Pamela Nyironga accepted the 2023 WA Excellence in Residential Care award she was carrying something special with her.

Strong support for rights-based Aged Care Act

09 November, 2023

A joint enquiry into the foundations of the Aged Care Act has found that older Australians and their carers want a future Act that embeds human rights.

Legal obligations when caring for people with diminished capacity

07 November, 2023 by Jordan Bramis

Caring for individuals with diminished legal capacity in the aged care industry provides a vital support network.

Bulk-billing boost for vulnerable patients

03 November, 2023

The bulk-billing incentive for pensioners, other Commonwealth concession cardholders and children under 16 will be tripled for most common GP consults.

Damning results for personal alarms

02 November, 2023

CHOICE has discovered a multitude of problems with personal alarms, leading it to bestow a 'Shonky Award' on the emergency device for being unreliable and hard to use.

More than $2.1m backpay for aged care staff after payroll error

26 October, 2023

The current and former staff of aged care services provider Calvary Administration have been backpaid more than $2.1 million, including interest and superannuation.

Outbreak management support to continue for providers

25 October, 2023

The federal government has announced $318 million funding to continue COVID-19 support for residential aged care homes.

The 'Age of Change' is here

25 October, 2023

Almost 2000 aged care industry professionals have descended on Adelaide for the 2023 Aged and Community Care Providers Association (ACCPA) National Conference, ‘The Age of Change’.

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