Compliance & Governance

Extra 3.6 million minutes of direct care recorded

12 April, 2024

Data collated by the federal government reveals historic levels of care being undertaken in aged care homes.


Swift action needed on new Aged Care Act, experts say

04 April, 2024

Leaked reports that the implementation of the new Aged Care Act could be delayed until 2025 have deeply concerned advocates for older Australians.


Aged care worker wage rise a positive step

21 March, 2024

The recent wage rise handed to aged care workers will improve the lives of elderly people, according to the Australia Institute.


The importance of R&D investment in aged care

21 March, 2024

Chronic underinvestment in research and development has reduced innovation within the aged care sector, a new report suggests.


Final Aged Care Taskforce report released

13 March, 2024

The Aged Care Taskforce's Final Report has been released by the Australian Government.


Aged care burden carried by women, study shows

08 March, 2024 | Supplied by: Flinders University

Nearly 60% of the world's population over 60 years of age reside in the Asia–Pacific region, which amounts to 630 million people.


Mandated sector-wide aged care training needed: report

06 March, 2024

Aged care reforms due to take effect in July 2024 fall short on quality and safety, according to the Centre for Future Work.


How human capital management can mitigate understaffing issues

04 March, 2024 | Supplied by: Workday

An aging population, regulatory change and the rising cost and limited availability of labour are fuelling consolidation across the aged care sector.


How feasible is the potential new Aged Care Act?

26 February, 2024

The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety exposed a litany of complaints and was a wake-up call for policymakers and service providers.


Submissions open on aged care progress report

23 February, 2024

The community is being invited to provide submissions to support the 2024 Progress Report on the Implementation of Aged Care Royal Commission Recommendations.


Supporting aged care residents through their journey

19 February, 2024

Sandra Osborne's long-time passion to become a nurse started right from the time she was in high school.


Next Age Discrimination Commissioner appointed

12 February, 2024 | Supplied by: Dementia Australia

The appointment of Robert Fitzgerald AM as the next Age Discrimination Commissioner has been welcomed by Dementia Australia.


Aged care training hub opens in Mandurah

08 February, 2024

An announcement about the opening of the Coolibah Care training hub for the aged care industry has been welcomed by the Council on the Ageing (COTA WA).


What is preventing better quality care for older Australians?

30 January, 2024

It is clear that aged care funding needs urgent reform. Chris Mamarelis from Whiddon takes a look at the barriers faced by providers and how they can be overcome.


Where best practice care is falling short: study

23 January, 2024 | Supplied by: Macquarie University

Aged care home residents are not receiving best practice care for several common conditions, new research suggests.


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