Compliance & Governance

Improving culturally safe care for ATSI Australians

10 July, 2024

First Nations nurses who are interested in pursuing a career in aged care will now have free access to training courses.

Publication of new aged care data and digital strategy

04 July, 2024

The Department of Health and Aged Care has published its Aged Care Data and Digital Strategy and Action Plan 2024–2029.

Low aged care COVID vaccination rates in the spotlight

27 June, 2024

All residential aged care providers have been put on notice to ensure residents are able to access COVID-19 vaccinations.

Call for stronger protection against elder abuse

27 June, 2024

More action must be taken by all levels of government to put a stop to elder abuse, according to COTA Australia.

Funding to help older people stay in their communities

26 June, 2024

Residential aged care services in regional, rural and remote locations are set to receive $200 million in infrastructure grants.

Strengthening the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission

21 June, 2024

The federal government has accepted all 32 recommendations of the final report of the Independent Capability Review of the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission.

Measuring quality of care in clinical settings

12 June, 2024

A Flinders University project is focused on improving the quality of care for older Australians in hospital.

Aged care transitioning towards future profitability: survey

11 June, 2024 | Supplied by: Mirus Australia

Aged care leaders are adapting to new funding structures and considering innovative strategies, a new survey has found.

Safety audits at residential aged care facilities

06 June, 2024

Compliance checks will be carried out by SafeWork SA at residential aged care facilities across the state.

Lack of vital services during aged care funding rethink

29 May, 2024

Older Australians are currently missing out on vital services while the federal government reconsiders its funding model, according to aged care leaders.

Assistance grants support rural aged care providers

24 May, 2024

First Nations, rural and remote communities will benefit from a $135 million investment to improve access to aged care.

Improper funding for aged care innovation, provider says

22 May, 2024

The federal government has failed to respond to the recommendations of the Aged Care Taskforce report in its 2024 budget, according to McLean Care.

What does the Budget 2024–⁠25 mean for aged care?

16 May, 2024

With the federal government handing down its Budget for 2024–25, here is a breakdown of how it will affect aged care.

What's next for governance in aged care?

15 May, 2024 | Supplied by: G5 Strategic

Governance has been a hot topic for aged care providers and regulators in the aftermath of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety.

MOU supports greater transparency across aged care

03 May, 2024

In an effort to bolster greater accountability across aged care in Australia, a new memorandum of understanding has been established.

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