MYEFO sidesteps aged care workforce crisis

The Federal government has sidestepped the acute crisis in the aged care workforce by failing to make any commitment in its MYEFO statement released today to support a pay rise for those who care for frail, older Australians, the Australian Aged Care Collaboration...

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Excellence in Age Services Award winners 2021

This year’s LASA National Excellence in Age Services Awards have recognised outstanding achievements and contributions by LASA Members, winning praise from CEO Sean Rooney and the awards judging panel. For the second year, the awards were held online but Members...

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innovAGEING National Awards Winners 2021

innovAGEING and its Foundation Partners, the Commonwealth Bank and KPMG Australia, are honoured to announce the winners of the 2021 innovAGEING National Awards. From a village-like community, to de-institutionalising age services, innovative manual handling training...

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Analysis of Delta outbreaks needed

LASA is calling on the Federal Government to conduct on an independent analysis of Delta COVID-19 outbreaks in aged care to inform the sector on keeping residents and staff safe as we begin living with COVID. LASA CEO Sean Rooney welcomed the release by the government...

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The government has said no to the Australian Aged Care Collaboration's call for #ADF personnel to assist with the dire shortage of #agedcare workers. However, #workforce remains a serious matter that needs to be resolved with urgent and decisive action. https://t.co/5sx7AwjHX9 https://t.co/pYgcKobDD6
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Are you looking to do something different this year? Would you like to springboard your career in age services #leadership? Our LASA Leadership Training Program is designed especially for #agedcare leaders. For dates, cost and registration visit https://t.co/frAhJbBpeb #workforce https://t.co/MBAXT7l05T
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Rockpool Residential Aged Care's new Carseldine development in #QLD is Australia's first 5 Star #Green Star designed #agedcare home. The 150-bed Carseldine project, scheduled to open in mid-2022, gets a write up in our latest issue of Fusion magazine: https://t.co/ISptwGxe3J https://t.co/IKYaKugooz
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How does self-funded #retirementliving work and who pays for what? Set in the regional city of #Toowoomba, Yukana not-for-profit retirement village is one of a handful in Australia where aged care is 100 per cent self-funded by the residents. Read more: https://t.co/HeA6aYY2kn https://t.co/SzTkv5wc39
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Find out about what @BrisNorthPHN is doing for older people in its region, and the role of PHNs to support healthy ageing in Australia, in this article published in our latest issue of #FusionMagazine: https://t.co/m7ART9ZSpM #agedcare #PHNs #innovation #strongvoicehelpinghand https://t.co/95MaNpAZ0K
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We have moved to establish an Aged Care Excellence Expert Group to fill an important gap in interpretation of standards and regulations, as part of our mission to be a strong voice and a helping hand for providers of age services in Australia. Read more: https://t.co/pJneu3rTlP https://t.co/YOcK6Iws5f
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@LASANextGen Ambassador Nicole Mudford, Senior Physiotherapist at Curtin Heritage Living: "Working in #agedcare has provided me with more job satisfaction, more career growth, more learning opportunities and skill development than I ever thought possible." https://t.co/uPDPDm5Ozy https://t.co/zSx8nDJpS4
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What will 2022 hold for our industry? Commissioner Janet Anderson PSM says while predicting the future has become hazardous, there is a lot to be optimistic about for older Australians and aged care services. Read more in Fusion magazine: https://t.co/irDQzL996k @AgedCareQuality https://t.co/JSZ3tEQWgO
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@ELDAC_agedcare have an updated factsheet which explains the laws in Australian States that have legalised voluntary assisted dying, & the obligations of aged care health professionals, & facilities, in relation to VAD. Find it here: https://t.co/XY77s0mdEa https://t.co/kIQRZJGqRk
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Holding the Government to account on aged care reform will be a key focus for us in 2022. Find out about our commitment to pursuing action on the Australian Government's 'five pillars' of reform, in our CEO's piece published in our latest issue of Fusio... https://t.co/e19NZkwfOV https://t.co/AjMQ5dw9Il
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Our @LASANational offices will reopen today at 9am local time. We hope you enjoyed a wonderful break and look forward to assisting you in 2022. For information about LASA events early in the new year visit https://t.co/lg0ouxaas1 #strongvoicehelpinghand https://t.co/rRWKS9X7SI
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Who are our @LASANextGen Ambassadors and why do they have a huge passion for our age services industry? Jelena Giro, Director of national labour hire agency @AltairaServices, is one of them. Read about why she is dedicated to #agedcare here: https://t.co/oOplhhDoLZ #LASANextGen https://t.co/aUwE2DAjOB
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The 2022 HESTA Australian Nursing & Midwifery Awards recognise amazing nurses and midwives making a difference every day. Honour a team, organisation or individual who you think deserves recognition. Entries close 6 February. Nominate here: https://t.co/4lgH5ADJCC @HESTASuper https://t.co/WtQYxdXftX
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It's wonderful to enter into a new year, full of promise and hope. We believe #2022 provides an opportunity to get things right, and we look forward to continuing to work with Government and for our Members and older Australians, to help build a world-class #agedcare system. https://t.co/dOHsK0fomv
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As we look to the possibilities a new year holds for #agedcare, this article by Merlin Kong, Head of @innovAGEING and Interim Director of our Centre for Workforce Development & Innovation, seems apt. Read the article in our latest issue of #FusionMagazine https://t.co/D9hJiJwa8e https://t.co/UBQH2hRbOa
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Let us help you build capacity in your workforce in 2022. Our @LASANational events are tailored specifically for age services managers and team members, designed to equip you with the skills you need to succeed. Our events will kick off on 1 Feb 2022. https://t.co/lg0ouxaas1 https://t.co/SrNcWhfSE6
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In our latest #FusionMagazine, we cover the launch of the first global standards for #COVID19 and the age services industry. Managing Director @StandardsWise David Stevens explains what the Pandemic Protective Package is and why we should be using it. https://t.co/sNImhQ7OTA https://t.co/OlyrqPrhCC
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Are you a young person eager to discover new experiences? Have you considered a career in age services? Take a look at what @LASANextGen Ambassador Lachie Green from @ballycara has to say. His story was published in our latest issue of #FusionMagazine: https://t.co/JN6zrrYypy https://t.co/30aUOppEYm
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We are pleased to share an article from Australia's Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care Services @richardmcolbeck. published in our latest issue of Fusion magazine. Read it here: https://t.co/ykzm4sPzR7 #agedcare #LASAFusion #FusionMagazine #LASA #strongvoicehelpinghand https://t.co/q2UjSG9mix
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We would like to offer our best wishes to everyone for a peaceful, joyous and blessed holiday season, and we would like to acknowledge all the #agedcare staff across Australia who are working today, to care for others and provide them with some Christmas cheer. #thanksforcaring https://t.co/xD3tMDW5CH
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