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$850 Million Won’t Solve Home Care Deficit

The Government has increased the amount of home care packages for the elderly, but it’s just a small dent in demand.

Government Christmas Messages Praise Seniors and Aged Care Workforce

This year’s Christmas messages from the Prime Minister and the Hon Richard Colbeck praised senior Australians and the aged care workforce for...

Study could lead to lifestyle programs to improve cognition and reduce...

A recent study could lead to government-funded lifestyle programs to help at-risk seniors improve cognition and reduce their risk of Alzheimer's, subject...

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...

Aged Care CEO Receives Business Award for Approach to Care

Margaret Williams knows that running a successful aged care residence means balancing financial security and quality of care. The CEO of Medea...

Aged Care Visitor Access Code

Press Release: Aged Care Visitor Access Code An Industry Code for Visiting Residential Aged Care Homes during COVID-19 has...

13,500 new residential aged care places worth an estimated $907 million per...

2018-19 ACAR – Allocation of Residential Aged Care Places and Capital Grant Funding The Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care, the Hon Ken Wyatt AM, MP has today announced...

Press Release: Growth Funding announced

Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) Growth Funding announced On 2 October 2018, the Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care, the Hon Ken Wyatt AM, MP announced that $50 million per year...

New Aged Care Quality Standards

The Australian government released the final draft for the new Aged Care Quality Standards on June 4th. This single set of standards will apply...

Aged Care and Sport Committee to hear evidence on aged care...

The Australian Parliament’s Health, Aged Care and Sport Committee will be holding a public hearing in Canberra on Friday, 11 May 2018, This is...