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Older Aussies less trusting of aged care

Australians still don’t trust aged care. The 2019 Inside Aged Care report, which samples 1547 people across Australia, revealed only 20 per cent of Australians trust the industry. This was in line with the findings from the previous year’s report, ...

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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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