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Legislated review to be run by advisory body chair

Key sector bodies have welcomed assistant minister for health and aged care Ken Wyatt’s announcement, on Thursday, that David Tune will lead the Aged Care Legislated Review. The 2012 Living Longer, Living Better changes included a comprehensive review of aged care, which ...

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Australian aged-care nursing competencies in the works

Researchers are planning to develop a homegrown framework for registered nurses working with older people and their families. Associate professor Victoria Traynor, from the University of Wollongong’s School of Nursing, said the available nursing competencies for the aged-care sector were ...

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New ACSA head talks thriving through change

Through reform and change, aged-care providers must choose to thrive. This is the key message and theme of Aged & Community Services Australia’s (ACSA) 2016 National Summit. The event will explore topics such as competition and disruption, and delve into ...

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