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Sector reacts to new aged care watchdog

Minister for Aged Care Ken Wyatt today announced new quality benchmarks and checks for aged care homes. The reforms will centre around the establishment of a new national independent Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission that the government hopes will ...

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What the Oakden inquiry teaches us: COTA

COTA Australia has this week praised the Senate’s interim report into South Australia’s Oaken aged care facility, and says it highlights the urgent need to stamp out toxic cultures and systemic failures in the sector. Chief executive Ian Yates said there ...

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