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Be careful what you wish for this Christmas

What can we learn from overseas experience with care markets? For those interested in developing Australian aged care into what the Aged Care Roadmap has termed “a consumer-driven market-based system”, it is time to look to the US. This market has ...

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$25m for older adult advocacy network

Aged & Community Services Australia (ACSA) has welcomed the launch of a strengthened support network for older Australians accessing aged care services. Minister for Aged Care Ken Wyatt yesterday launched the Older Persons Advocacy Network (OPAN) and said it would ...

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Non compliance still common in health sector

The healthcare industry has been put on notice after the Fair Work Ombudsman recovered more than $109,295 from 696 audits across health and residential aged care services. Of the businesses audited, including GPs, physiotherapy services, dental services and retirement villages, ...

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