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Senior woman and her daughter in aged care

‘Genuinely diabolical’: in-home aged care struggling to meet critical needs under Omicron surge

13/01/2022
Senior couple wearing protective masks and playing a card game

COVID outbreaks lock down nearly 500 aged care homes nationally

10/01/2022
Senior couple

Calling volunteers for Hobart conference

10/01/2022
Carer and senior man

Updated Residential Aged Care Visitor Access Code released

22/12/2021
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Stop Elder Financial Abuse Before It Can Start

22/12/2021
Mature man in the park

Confusion and uncertainty about what ageism is continues

22/12/2021
Seniors in aged care

Aged Care Alert – January 2022 indexation – Updated Schedules, Quarterly Review and increase to MPIR

22/12/2021
Senior man looking out the window

Falls history, dementia among top predictors of fall-related hospitalisations

21/12/2021
Aged care worker and senior woman

Strengthening leaders and governance across aged care

20/12/2021
Senior woman playing cards

$632.6 million to improve Aged Care for senior Australians

17/12/2021
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$102 million expands National Dementia Support Program

17/12/2021
Senior man in aged care

Aged Care and Community Sector urges Australian Government to implement rights-based aged care act

14/12/2021
Senior woman wearing a mask

Moderna joins Australia’s vaccine booster program and COVID-19 boosters to be available from 5 months

12/12/2021
Senior couple looking at mobile phone

A future where the rights of older people are upheld

10/12/2021
Senior woman and her carer at the fruit market

New Year’s indexation to increase payments for 1 million recipients

09/12/2021
Senior men playing cards in aged care

Extended Support for Aged Care Providers in COVID-19

08/12/2021
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New Australian Disability Strategy

07/12/2021
Senior couple looking over finances

One-third of Western Australians exposed to financial abuse

07/12/2021
Aged care worker and senior women

Aged care spending will need to increase even more: Actuaries warn

06/12/2021
Senior woman

Landmark OPAN report reveals unacceptable aged care experiences over last year

03/12/2021
Senior woman smiling

No release date for data on the prevalance of elder abuse in Australia

22/11/2021
Seniors having coffee

Updated toolkit supporting WA seniors to live their best lives

17/11/2021