Compliance & Governance

Aged care reform Bill passes both houses

03 August, 2022

The Aged Care and Other Legislation Amendment (Royal Commission Response) Bill 2022 has become the first piece of law passed under the Albanese government.

Creating change through lived experience

02 August, 2022 by Professor Sue Gordon

We need to do better for older Australians. That was the statement that sat at the heart of many Australians during the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety.

Fifty years of service

02 August, 2022

Jill Dexter, a Canberra-based nurse and a mum-of-four, started her nursing career around five decades ago with a three-year hospital-based training program.

Industry welcomes prioritisation of aged care reform

29 July, 2022

The federal government has introduced The Aged Care Amendment (Implementing Care Reform) Bill 2022, which is expected to usher in a new funding model for residential aged care.

ACCPA appoints Tom Symondson as new CEO

12 July, 2022

Tom Symondson, CEO of the Victorian Healthcare Association, has been appointed as the inaugural Chief Executive Officer of ACCPA.

Workforce crisis in residential aged care: an insight from a rural provider

08 July, 2022

For Graeme Sloane, leading a residential aged care organisation in the current climate has proven to be the most challenging period of his 40-year career.

Staffing platform gets $20m funding boost

08 July, 2022

Sidekicker, a temporary and casual staffing platform used by many aged care businesses, has secured $20m in funding from SEEK investments.

Aged care crisis worse than expected: CEDA

01 July, 2022

A new report by the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) reveals that the aged care crisis is worse than expected with the sector facing a shortage of 35,000 workers this year alone.

Tireless dementia advocate and oldest uni student awarded OAM

17 June, 2022

Val Fell is studying for a Bachelor of Dementia Care at the University of Tasmania to enable her to provide the latest evidence and research on care to her support group.

Industry welcomes new Cabinet

02 June, 2022

ACCPA is calling on the incoming government to deliver on the promise of political change by nominating aged care reform as a priority for the first 100 days of government.

Providers face acute threats to financial viability: report

26 May, 2022

More than 60% of residential aged care homes are operating at a loss, and the financial performance of home care services declined by 26% compared to the previous year.

eNurse Elitecare Essential Unisex Scrubs

23 May, 2022 | Supplied by: eNurse

Elitecare Essential Unisex Scrubs are comfortable scrubs designed for healthcare workers.

LASA CEO Sean Rooney to step down after six years

17 May, 2022

After six years leading aged care sector industry body Leading Age Services Australia (LASA), CEO Sean Rooney has decided to step down.

New aged-care body ACCPA unveils board appointments

12 May, 2022

The newly formed Aged & Community Care Providers Association (ACCPA), set to be operational by July 2022, has announced its inaugural board structure.

New appointment for Adelaide PHN, Flinders aged-care venture

06 May, 2022

Flinders Caring Futures Institute researcher Professor Stacey George has been appointed Professor in Healthy Ageing, Support and Care as part of a new collaborative venture driven by Flinders University and Adelaide Primary Health Network (PHN).

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