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Reality hits as financial pressures rise, doors close

A residential care facility in northern Victoria has confirmed it will be closing down, after five years of losses and running at...

Industry’s response to the Budget: disappointment

The peak bodies have expressed their disappointment at the lack of funding for aged care services in the Federal Budget, calling out...

LASA launches election campaign I Care for Aged Care

LASA has launched an election campaign highlighting the need for additional funding for residential care and calling for legislated maximum waiting times...

New aged care industry workforce council announced

The aged care peaks are partnering to support the first industry leadership group dedicated to transforming the sector’s workforce to improve services...

Increasing pressure on Govt as home care package queue grows

Aged care providers and politicians have renewed calls for changes to home care packages, following new figures which show most people are not receiving...

LASA launches Communities of Practice

Leading Age Services Australia will launch a new online platform for members to communicate, collaborate and support one another in their day to day...

Royal Commission Terms of Reference announced

On Tuesday 9 October Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced the Terms of Reference for the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety. This follows more than...

Gov does not understand true costs of care: LASA

The announced indexation rise for aged care subsidies and supplements of just 1.4 per cent for the 2018/19 financial year has been met with alarm from providers across all services.

Comment sought on new Retirement Living Code of Conduct

Public comment is being sought on the draft version of a new national Retirement Living Code of Conduct developed by The Property Council of Australia, LASA and ACSA.
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LASA launches NEXT GEN series

LASA is launching a new event series aimed at attracting young leaders and professionals into aged care. The  first NEXT GEN Young Leaders Forum will...

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