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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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Hounds of love: ex-athletes in aged care

Maintaining health and wellbeing among the elderly is complex. Yet some aged care facilities, both here and overseas, are choosing to house ex-athletes in a bid to improve residents’ quality of life. In fact, it’s a growing trend. Why is ...

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COTA commends new Diversity Framework

COTA has commended the government for releasing a Diversity Framework to support the needs of older Australians last week. Chief executive Ian Yates said the framework would ensure that all seniors, irrespective of background, have choice and control when it ...

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