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


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


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


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


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


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

Celebrating women in aged care


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


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


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


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


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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