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Aged care royal commission: day one

“The hallmark of a civilised society is how it treats its most vulnerable people and our elderly are often amongst our most physically, emotionally and financially vulnerable”. These were some of the final words from commissioner Richard Tracey on the ...

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2019: What’s in store for the aged care sector

MYEFO funding increases, the workforce strategy taskforce, aged care quality standards legislation and, most importantly, public awareness. These are some positives to come from a tough 2018 for the aged care sector, according to industry representatives. For the coming year, ...

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Sector applauds remote aged care workforce accord

Aged care providers have welcomed a unified voice for remote and very remote services. Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care Ken Wyatt said the industry-led accord, made up of experienced providers and organisations, recognises the unique challenges of providing ...

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Jump in complaints lodged to aged care body

Australia’s current aged care complaints body has seen a 23 per cent increase in the number of issues raised. The Aged Care Complaints Commissioner’s 2017–18 Annual Report was tabled in Parliament on Friday by Minister for Senior Australians and Aged ...

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