Upcoming Events

Sun 18

LASA Regional Industry Forums – February (Queensland)

February 14 @ 10:00 am - February 23 @ 12:00 pm

Upcoming Training

Apr 19

Provide Basic Foot care (CHCCS013) – VIC

April 19 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

LASA News

Digital design and technology meets aged care innovation

Digital design and technology company Alive and innovation network innovAGEING, established in late 2017 by Leading Age Services Australia (LASA), are pleased to announce a strategic alliance in support of innovation in Australia’s aged care industry. The...

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Aged care peak body says food claims are misleading

LASA CEO Sean Rooney has hit back at media reports today comparing the amount of money spent on food for prisoners and pets with aged care residents, saying the reporting is misleading and could cause unnecessary concern for older Australians and their families. Mr...

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Excellence recognised at inaugural Age Services Awards

The outstanding achievements of the age services industry have been recognised at LASA's inaugural Excellence in Age Services Awards, presented at the 2018 Tri-State Conference in Albury. You can view photos of the awards presentation night here. LASA CEO Sean Rooney...

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Embracing aged care innovation in Albury

LASA Sean Rooney today welcomed more than 300 delegates from across NSW, VIC and SA to LASA’s Tri-State Conference 2018 being held at the Albury Entertainment Centre from 4-6 February. Themed ‘Disrupt, Innovate & Thrive’ the conference will discuss emerging challenges...

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New accreditation scheme for retirement living industry

The Property Council of Australia and Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) are pleased to announce they will be partnering to deliver a renewed accreditation scheme for the retirement living industry. The Property Council and LASA have officially entered a joint...

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Government backs innovation in aged care

LASA CEO Sean Rooney has welcomed the Turnbull Government’s investment of $400,000 over two years to support innovAGEING - a national innovation network for Australia’s age services industry. “This Government’s support of innovAGEING will help ensure the age services...

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LASA leading the way in aged care training

LASA has welcomed report findings from the 2017 Student Outcomes Survey from the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER). “Findings from the report show 96 per cent of LASA students have secured employment following their graduation, well above the...

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LASA responds to the Carnell Paterson Report

LASA has provided a comprehensive submission to Minister for Aged Care Ken Wyatt and the Department of Health in response to the Review of the National Aged Care Quality Regulatory Processes (the Carnell Paterson Report) which was finalised in October 2017. LASA CEO...

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Home care data underlines urgent need for action

Data released by the Department of Health last week showing that the queue of older Australians seeking home care packages has grown by 14 per cent to over 101,500 in the last quarter underlines the urgent need for a review of government resourcing of its Increasing...

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RT @LanternOz: @LASANational Look forward to sharing research & innovation in #agedcare food & dining experience. Thx for the opportunity @…
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RT @AustAgeAgenda: AAA has confirmed with office of @KenWyattMP that the government is still considering whether to establish new Aged Care…
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RT @NgaireHobbins: Looking forward to being on this panel - talking nutrition in aged care. @LASANational #notjustfood #nutritionandageing…
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RT @CarePageAU: “There are no excuses for the failures in care that were identified at Oakden" says @LASANational @CEO_LASA Sean Rooney ht…
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FOOD IN RESIDENTIAL AGED CARE - WEBINAR| LASA is inviting all interested parties to join an expert panel on Wednesd… https://t.co/mdGaLg87FM
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Call to examine performance of Aged Care Quality Agency - Australian Ageing Agenda https://t.co/bCVERHjVe9
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Do we need a new approach to food in aged care? https://t.co/VK9kI5mmxk via @ItsFrankEarnest
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Join us for the annual QLD conference where presenters will draw on the latest research, case studies & insights fr… https://t.co/OzLMOTFxWl
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Aged care facility in tip-top health https://t.co/Oy77yMvuzI
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RT @CVCheckLtd: How do aged care providers continue to be competitive in today's market? Interesting observations from @CarePageAU. https:/…
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Recommendations push back review into aged care quality https://t.co/gIadOHDayt
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RT @KenWyattMP: New test to help seniors keep independence https://t.co/3sIITGz7U5
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RT @goodwincare: Paella served recently for residents at Goodwin House Ainslie. https://t.co/sT1TheAQgW
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RT @sandrahills13: Currently at NACA Meeting Canberra # Aged Care listening to Maggie Beer and the inspiring work of her foundation . “No o…
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“Quality in Aged Care is Not Negotiable”: Aged Care Peak Body https://t.co/koRp12ASXk
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LASA is delighted to welcome the following new Members in NSW: Gallipoli Aged Care, @TwilightAgeCare and… https://t.co/rPRzbnJ4D3
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LASA welcomes Senate Inquiry interim report into aged care quality https://t.co/o4DvhMFg4v
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RT @mirusaustralia: Accommodation Pricing for residential age care. How do you stack up against your competitors? Benchmark your... https:/…
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RT @AustAgeAgenda: ‘Unifying message of love’ resonates in #agedcare as seniors and staff celebrate #ValentinesDay https://t.co/N3Rci3mWVk
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