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Mixed reaction to Budget

Providers and nurses deliver differing verdicts Aged-care facilities will continue to lose skilled workers because the federal budget failed to provide support to an ailing sector, a leading charity has said. Anglicare Sydney CEO Peter Kell said he’s disappointed that ...

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Every provider’s nightmare

Staff praised for evacuating residents from facility fire. A fire fighter has described it as his worst nightmare – having to fight a blaze and evacuate 58 elderly residents from a country Victorian aged care facility in the dark on ...

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Alliance calls for aged care funding in Budget

Increased funding and more flexible options on the wish list for tomorrow’s Federal Budget The Campaign for Care of Older Australians (CCOA) is urging the Federal Government to address critical aged care funding issues in tomorrow’s Budget. CCOA, which comprises ...

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Providers say thank you to volunteers

Major organisations say they rely on local Good Samaritans to deliver services Several leading aged care providers have used National Volunteer Week, which runs from today until Sunday (16 May), to acknowledge the thousands of Good Samaritans who help run ...

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Nurses stand proud on Wednesday

Provider calls on future nurses to consider working in aged care It’s International Nurses Day on Wednesday and a leading aged care provider is capitalising on the event to issue a call to all nurses, and future nurses, to pursue ...

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