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Air-con on trial: royal commission day five

Day five of the aged care royal commission saw a set of tense exchanges between counsel assisting Dr Timothy McEvoy and Leading Age Services Australia chief executive Sean Rooney. Rooney was taken to task by McEvoy over a number of ...

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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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Lessons from LASA National Congress 2018

Aged Care Insite was on the ground in Adelaide this week for the 2018 LASA National Congress. Here’s a quick rundown of some of the presentations. LASA’s 2018 National Congress Monday program included a seminar on Reframing Dying in Australia, ...

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