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Review into CIS calls for new scheme

Review finds a separate commission would remove concerns around Department’s conflict of interest. The Complaint Investigation Scheme (CIS) should be abolished and replaced with an independent authority, the review into the CIS has recommended. The Aged Care Complaints Commissioner, appointed ...

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All eyes on Canberra

COAG meeting on health reform continues The meeting between Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and state and territory premiers and chief ministers on the proposed health reforms looks set to continue tomorrow. Rudd’s proposed reforms include $739 million in aged care ...

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New CEO for Alzheimer’s Australia Victoria.

Lynette Moore implemented many improvements during her tenure, president says. Alzheimer’s Australia Victoria has announced the resignation of Lynette Moore as its CEO. After 13 years working with the organisation, Moore said she was proud of her achievements. “I am ...

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Rudd’s aged care reforms revealed

Mixed reaction from providers and peak bodies to government announcement. The wait is over. The federal government has announced its long-awaited plans for improving aged care, as part of its wider hospitals and health care reform agenda. Prime Minister Kevin ...

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