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Sanctions: what are they and how do they affect you?

16-01-2019

In the lead up to the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission’s preliminary hearings in Adelaide this week, and a number of high-profile aged care providers being called out for not meeting industry standards, sanctions have been a hot topic in the media and across…

How to view Royal Commission preliminary hearing

16-01-2019

Tomorrow’s preliminary hearing of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety will be available to view via webcast from the Commission’s website from 10am (Austr…

Recognising the signs of heat-related illness

13-01-2019

With the mercury set to climb across many parts of the country this week, including consecutive days in the low-40s across South Australia, it’s important to keep an eye out for signs of heat-related illness in elderly loved ones.

Spreading the word about home care

10-01-2019

With the Government rolling out an additional 10,000 high-level Home Care Packages (HCP) this week, many people may still be in the dark about care options at home.

Frank's Christmas miracle

08-01-2019

Christmas came early in more ways than one for Sydney bride Di Solomon.

Celebrating women in aged care

06-01-2019

Women working in the aged care industry across the globe are being recognised and celebrated as part of a new social media campaign launched last week.

$4m investment in rural aged care services

03-01-2019

Senior Australians living in regional, rural and remote areas will have more access to high quality aged care through the Government’s $4 million annual investment in flexible aged care places.

$185 million for dementia research

02-01-2019

Dementia research has received a $185 million funding boost under the Government’s 10-year Dementia Ageing and Aged Care Mission.

Aged Care Commission open for business

01-01-2019

The much anticipated independent Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission has officially opened its doors, launching its one-stop quality and safety website and the single new contact number for aged care concerns and queries this week.

Encouraging older Australians to connect this festive season - PART TWO

20-12-2018

In part one of Encouraging older Australians to connect this festive season, we looked at the importance and benefits of social connection as we age. Part two looks at ways to connect with others as well as how technology can play a part …

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