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Industry peakbody ACS encourages the Australian Government to work with providers to identify possible improvements to the legislative instruments governing quality in aged careCall for improvements to nursing home legislation

The South Australian nursing home which came to the nation’s attention when a care worker was secretly filmed assaulting 89-year-old resident Clarence Hausler, has achieved a perfect score during a reassessment by the Australian Aged Care Quality Agency (AACQA). Read more

Supporting future leaders in aged care

LatestSupporting future leaders in aged care

Cynthia Payne (CEO SummitCare), Lauren Todovoric (Director Aged Care Report Card), Justine Colyer (CEO Rise Network), Illana Halliday (CEO ACSA-NSW&ACT) and many more are participating in Young leaders in Social Care, a series of events being held across the country aimed at encouraging and supporting young leaders in the aged care industry. Read more

Aged Care
Retirement
Get more out of your retirement

Get more out of your retirement

Keen to keep your independence but want more peace of mind and less stress? Thinking of downsizing? A retirement village could be the answer - especially as other benefits include a range of facilities and social opportunities. Plus there are more home care services now to enable you to stay in your new home for longer.

Queensland celebrates Seniors Week

Queensland celebrates Seniors Week

From Wheller Gardens’ 80 years of caring photographic exhibition and $6 films for seniors at Centro Cinema to a week-long Seniors Expo at Hinkler Central shopping centre; aged care, community and other organisations are celebrating the achievements and valuable contributions of Queensland seniors this week as the state celebrates its Seniors Week.

2016 Census ‘a debacle’

2016 Census ‘a debacle’

While moving the census online was expected to save Australian taxpayers more than $100 million, has the attempt at moving to digital really been worth it?

Health
Lifestyle
Raising awareness of Australia’s homeless

Raising awareness of Australia’s homeless

This week is Homelessness Week, and with the theme ‘Homelessness Counts’, it aims to encourage all to recognise that those experiencing homelessness are a valuable part of our society and must be supported.

Community Vision appoints new CEO

Community Vision appoints new CEO

Michelle Jenkins has been appointed as Community Vision’s new CEO and will commence in the role on 25 July. Community Vision is a not-for-profit organization providing support services to people of all ages and abilities in the northern suburbs of Perth.

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