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Government Announces 2020-21 Budget measures for aged care

(Government Press Release Oct 9, 2020, 7:17 PM) Total Funding Total funding for aged care has increased from $13.3 billion in 2012–13 to $23.9 billion in 2020–21....

Royal Commission’s special report into COVID-19 in aged care.

Protecting Older Australians: COVID-19 update 2 October 2020 (Government Press release) We also have information on the additional seven million P2/N95 respirator face masks that...

Free national counselling and advocacy support

People with disability have the right to be safe – Free national counselling and advocacy support is available now People with disability who have experienced...

Almost half of survey respondents aged 65+ years do not feel heard or understood.

New research released today by the nation's peak body for spiritual care and ageing, Meaningful Ageing Australia, shows almost half of Australian survey respondents (41.8...

Bureaucrats publicly contradict Minister on new aged care funding model

According to an interesting article by Rick Morton in the Australian Newspaper today, Minister Ken Wyatt says he is "personally committed" to introducing a new...

Aged Care Royal Commission is told of lack of equipment and shared incontinence pads

More shocking claims have been Made at the Aged Care Royal Commission in Adelaide. Paul's Versteege, Combined Pensioners and Superannuants Association NSW' Policy Manager, has added...

2018 New Aged Care Quality Standards Now Law

New Aged Care Quality Standards are in law The new Aged Care Quality Standards have been developed through significant consultation and co-design with the aged...

ACFA Update on funding and financing issues in the residential aged care industry

The Government has announced an ACFA Update on funding and financing issues in the residential aged care industry. Some care has been taken to replicate...

Recall of DILART® and DILART® HCT

Alphapharm Pty Ltd (trading as Mylan Australia), after consultation with the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), is initiating a voluntary, nationwide, consumer-level recall of all batches...

Older People Speak Out Media Awards

Nominations for the annual Older People Speak Out (OPSO) Media Awards are now open. The Awards were established to: promote positive attitudes towards ageing break...