Tag: Sean Rooney

Campaign to fix aged care targets marginal seats

A new alliance between ACSA, LASA and the largest faith-based aged care providers has been established to fund a political campaign to...

Pfizer vaccine approved but not mandated for aged care workers

The Therapeutic Goods Administration has approved Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for use in Australia, but Prime Minister Scott Morrison has confirmed people working...

Thursday 17th December – join the Big Christmas Sing-A-Long livestream

A host of Australian celebrities will create a two-hour national Christmas celebration to lift spirits among 1.5 million older Australians in aged...

Has the Quality and Safety Commission contributed to COVID outbreaks in aged care?

The powers granted to the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission that allow assessors to enter any Commonwealth-funded aged care facility in...

Ratios recommended to royal commission

The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety has flagged potential recommendations for mandated staffing ratios for residential care, an enforceable...

Care as the foundation of industry: Providers gather for LASA conference

Aged care providers must operate differently and reshape community perceptions, peak body Leading Age Services Australia has said, as it kicks off...

Big spending Budget ‘just a start’ for aged care

Australia’s aged care industry has flagged its ongoing need for future structural funding as it welcomed the $1.6 billion home care boost...

Australian aged care workers praised for efforts to protect residents from COVID-19

Australian aged care workers are being applauded for their everyday efforts – and their extraordinary work during the COVID-19 pandemic – ahead...

Home Care pricing tool announced ahead of new pricing transparency laws

A new Home Care Package Pricing Tool aims to give Home Care Package (HCP) providers an advantage by offering insights into pricing...

Funding package for aged care to protect against COVID-19

Aged care has received a funding boost to support efforts to protect vulnerable groups such as the elderly, those with chronic...

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