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Government’s $229m investment will transform dementia care for Australians

Media Release: Tuesday 11 May 2021 Dementia Australia welcomes the extraordinary commitment to dementia announced by the Government in tonight’s Federal Budget. Dementia Australia Chair,...

Federal Budget delivers historic aged care reform

Media Release: Tuesday 11 May 2021 THE aged care sector today welcomed the Australian Government’s formal response to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality...

Reimagining volunteering for the future

Media Release: 11/050/2021 New research reveals the severe impact COVID-19 has had on volunteering with nearly one in ten Australians having not returned to volunteering...

Protecting Older Australians: COVID-19 Update

Press Release: 7 May 2021 In this edition: What’s new: Updated NSW advice for aged care providers  Updated advice for ACT high-risk settings What to...

Leading Aged Services Australia shows strong support for nurses in aged care

Media Release: 6 May 2021 This International Nurses Day (12 May 2021), Leading Age Services Australia (LASA), the voice of aged care, is supporting extra nurses in...

World-first AI Avatar in dementia education set to improve care

Press Release: 6 May 2021 Dementia Australia has today launched a new immersive experience, Talk with Ted, designed to educate care workers to better communicate...

Ita Buttrose warns proposed Medicare cut could blind 47,000 Aussies

Media Release: 5 May 2021 An additional 47,000 Australians will experience severe vision loss or blindness if the Federal Government approves a proposed cut to...

Recognition of NDIS Worker Screening Checks

Press Release: 30 May 2021 The Department of Health is aware that some aged care workers are required to have both a National Disability Insurance...

Survey – aged care sector communication

Press Release: 30 April 2021 The department is seeking your feedback to help improve its digital communication for the aged care sector. We’d like to...

Australians urged to move more to manage pain

Media Release: 3 May 2021 New research reveals Australians are letting pain impact their daily life before seeking support from an allied health professional Despite...