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Community welfare bolstered in NSW budget

Almost $2.5 billion spent on ageing, disability and home care The young, the vulnerable, the aged and the disabled, along with their carers, will receive more than $4 billion from the NSW budget allocation for welfare and community services. In ...

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Taking stock of IT in aged care

New survey to inform future policy The peak aged care bodies ACSA and ACAA are encouraging providers to take part in a national study to assess the industry’s preparedness to implement e-health solutions, including medication management. Under the auspices of ...

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Telling the stories of seniors living inland

New research will examine what services they will need in the future A new Australian research project will investigate aged care service provision for seniors living in inland communities. Concerns that the services necessary to support older Australians in inland ...

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Major provider spreads it wings

ACH brings its unique and innovative approach to Victoria One of Australia’s leading not for profit aged care providers, ACH Group, will bring its innovative approach to caring for seniors to Victoria, following its purchase of two retirement villages in ...

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When the numbers don’t stack up

Peak bodies again slam 1.7 per cent increase following wage increase< The recent announcement by Fair Work Australia that low paid workers should receive a 4.78 per cent wage increase from 1 July has prompted peak bodies to repeat their ...

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