The Aged Care and Other Legislation Amendment (Royal Commission Response) Bill 2022 has become the first piece of law passed under the Albanese government.
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.
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.
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.
Tom Symondson, CEO of the Victorian Healthcare Association, has been appointed as the inaugural Chief Executive Officer of ACCPA.
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.
Sidekicker, a temporary and casual staffing platform used by many aged care businesses, has secured $20m in funding from SEEK investments.
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.
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.
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.
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.
After six years leading aged care sector industry body Leading Age Services Australia (LASA), CEO Sean Rooney has decided to step down.
The newly formed Aged & Community Care Providers Association (ACCPA), set to be operational by July 2022, has announced its inaugural board structure.
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).