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Healthscope plans dead in the water?

Take over bid puts Healthscope plans for aged care on the skids? Megan Stoyles reports. The plans of Australia’s second largest publicly listed private health provider, Healthscope, to move into the aged care industry may not proceed as planned, with ...

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Providers respond to media claims of neglect

Bupa and Domain say they are looking into reports of maltreatment The two major aged care providers named in yesterday’s newspaper claims of poor resident care have said they are investigating the allegations. An article in yesterday’s ‘Sunday Telegraph’ claimed ...

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Another funding blow for aged care

Peak bodies say funding boost won’t do much for industry Aged and Community Services Australia (ACSA) said it was incredulous at the announcement last Friday by the Minister for Ageing, Justine Elliot, of a 1.7 per cent increase in funding ...

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Aged Care INsite comes out on top, again

CAB figures reaffirm newspaper’s popularity within industry Aged Care INsite has again been confirmed as the highest circulating aged care publication in Australia, its publisher APN Educational Media has announced. The release of the latest figures from the Circulations Audit ...

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Is there a doctor in the house?

More research highlights issue of GP access A new survey released by Catholic Health Australia has found many problems in residential facilities are the result of a shortage of aged care doctors. The organisation conducted a survey that found 57 ...

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