Tag: Ken Wyatt

Advance Care Planning Week – more important now than ever

This is our final article profiling those winners and highly-commended in the 2019 Future of Ageing Awards. Advance Care Planning Australia was awarded...

Federal Election: Consistency for aged care while other MPs now commit support

Following the Liberals unexpected win in the federal election, the Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care, Ken Wyatt, is likely to...

Meaningful Ageing launches new spiritual care resources and campaign

The importance of meeting the spiritual needs of senior Australians receiving aged care services will be promoted and supported through national project funding of...

$10m to navigate choice in multicultural aged care

The Morrison Government is promising to commit $10 million to a network of Aged Care System Navigators to help people from Culturally...

World-first AI trial measures pain in dementia patients

A national trial of world-first artificial intelligence technology that determines the levels of pain a person with dementia is experiencing has been...

Restraint must only be used as a last resort under new law

New rules aimed at reducing the use of physical and chemical restraint in aged care homes are expected to be signed next...

New single Charter of Rights for all care recipients

Residential and home care service providers will be required to sign a Charter of Rights document for each new care recipient from 1...

Consultation commences on new residential care funding model

The Department has released the long-awaited consultation paper for a proposed new funding model for residential care. Providers have been...

Record places allocated in latest ACAR but quotas unmet in NT, ACT & TAS

A record 13,500 new residential aged care places worth $907 million a year, along with a $60 million capital works investment to...

$60m for capital works in rural and regional areas

An additional $60 million has been announced to support providers in priority areas in rural and regional Australia. The Minister...

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