LASA Retirement Village Manager of the Year Finalists

LASA congratulates Julie Renshaw, Stephen Pether, Lyn Ferguson, and Nikki Dhawan on being named finalists for the Retirement Village Manager of the Year 2021. The award aims to promote and recognise excellence across the diverse and dynamic fields of endeavour in the...

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Federal Budget delivers historic aged care reform

The aged care sector today welcomed the Australian Government’s formal response to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety, which includes a record funding increase of $17.7 billion over the next four years. The Australian Aged Care Collaboration...

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LASA shows strong support for nurses in aged care

This International Nurses Day, 12 May 2021, LASA is supporting extra nurses in aged care and a workforce program to attract and retain nursing talent in the industry. LASA CEO Sean Rooney said the value of qualified nurses in aged care should not be underestimated and...

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Australia’s big Christmas sing-a-long keeps on giving

Last December, award-winning aged care provider Royal Freemasons Benevolent Institute and aged care peak bodies, Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) and Aged & Community Services Australia (ACSA), joined forces to create a livestreamed Christmas Sing-A-Long to...

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@AgedAustralian: We congratulate the Government on agreeing to implement most of the Royal Commission’s 148 recommendations. https://t.co/cIS0B2YOp0 @anglicare_aust @UnitingCare_Aus @chaaustralia @baptistcareaus @acsanational @LASAnational #careaboutagedcare #agedcare #auspol #eldercare https://t.co/MEMPMCoj07
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@AgedAustralian: On the pathway to realising a new aged care system, resourced & enabled to meet the needs of growing numbers of older people. https://t.co/cIS0B2Hd0q @anglicare_aust @UnitingCare_Aus @chaaustralia @baptistcareaus @acsanational @LASAnational #careaboutagedcare #agedcare #auspol https://t.co/P8bQs4zvG2
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@AgedAustralian: An extra 78,000 workers are needed in the next 10 years to deal with our ageing population. https://t.co/cIS0B2YOp0 @anglicare_aust @UnitingCare_Aus @chaaustralia @baptistcareaus @acsanational @LASAnational #careaboutagedcare #agedcare #auspol #eldercare https://t.co/s2654acbQr
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@AgedAustralian: Close to 100,000 people are waiting for home support at their approved level. The Government's funding will help clear this queue. https://t.co/s87Wkg7NCa @anglicare_aust @UnitingCare_Aus @chaaustralia @baptistcareaus @acsanational @LASAnational #careaboutagedcare #agedcare https://t.co/5kY4YbVX0m
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@LASANational is proud to be a supporter of @EveryAGECounts, a national campaign to end #ageism. With a whole-of-community effort, we can eliminate ageism to set strong foundations for current and future generations to age well. For information & resources https://t.co/7uhkB7sOtv https://t.co/vrZ8N6URhN
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@carinity_org: Residents of Carinity Karinya Place #agedcare in #Laidley love the Henny Penny program watching eggs hatching and chicks emerging from their shells. #livingwithpurpose @LASANational @HelloCareAU @loveageing @talkingagedcare @aus_senior @news_seniors @agedcareguide @ACSANational https://t.co/joEWiSUPcB
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@LASANational: A new @HESTASuper report has found that poor pay and a lack of career opportunities are causing #agedcare staff to want to leave the industry. Aged care reform must include #workforce reform, including appropriate remuneration. https://t.co/mqYBCHRtl8 #strongvoicehelpinghand https://t.co/Tvt8cqGUhL
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This National Volunteer Week, @LASANational would like to acknowledge and honour the wonderful volunteers who take the time to enrich the lives of older Australians. #strongvoicehelpinghand #agedcare #eldercare #volunteering #NVW2021 #waveforvolunteers https://t.co/Taez7yebdq
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Here's a wonderful insightful piece about what #loneliness feels like when you're older. #ageing #agedcare #eldercare https://t.co/7XyD6JGBft
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@LASANational, as part of the @AgedAustralian, has welcomed the Government's response to the #agedcare Royal Commission, as detailed in the #Budget2021. But it's just the beginning. https://t.co/dlkXWklm7W Please help us keep the Government accountable: https://t.co/htKrLyeqgX https://t.co/jSrKSaWcWB
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Get your free ticket to @innovAGEING's webinar series. Next webinar this Wednesday. It's up to us to innovate! #agedcare #eldercare #innovation #AI #technology #automation https://t.co/BXeY43eufz
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@AgedAustralian: Sean Rooney from the AACC says the #agedcare Budget is what the sector has wanted and what older Australians need and deserve. @anglicare_aust @UnitingCare_Aus @chaaustralia @baptistcareaus @acsanational @LASAnational #careaboutagedcare https://t.co/y9VkQBJ9Qb
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@AgedAustralian: Over 1.3 million Australians are in #agedcare, cared for by 360,000 staff, giving critical services. https://t.co/cIS0B2Hd0q @ScottMorrisonMP @JoshFrydenberg @GregHuntMP @anglicare_aust @UnitingCare_Aus @chaaustralia @baptistcareaus @acsanational @LASAnational #careaboutagedcare https://t.co/0aksYX8Mv1
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@AgedAustralian: After 20 reviews in 20 years, this Budget has finally addressed many of the challenges in #agedcare. https://t.co/cIS0B2Hd0q @ScottMorrisonMP @JoshFrydenberg @GregHuntMP @anglicare_aust @UnitingCare_Aus @chaaustralia @baptistcareaus @acsanational @LASAnational #careaboutagedcare https://t.co/4Aa4RfyTrO
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@AgedAustralian: With this week's #agedcare Budget response it means the system will now get the total overhaul the Royal Commission recommended. @anglicare_aust @UnitingCare_Aus @chaaustralia @baptistcareaus @acsanational @LASAnational #careaboutagedcare https://t.co/Bw3NnD3fbI
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@AgedAustralian: AACC representative Patricia Sparrow says there’s no denying it: this is a big win for older people. https://t.co/7m0CNvxPZs @anglicare_aust @UnitingCare_Aus @chaaustralia @baptistcareaus @acsanational @LASAnational #careaboutagedcare #agedcare #auspol #eldercare
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@AgedAustralian: AACC repesentative Sean Rooney says the heavy lifting starts now - #agedcare actions that will benefit many elderly Australians. @anglicare_aust @UnitingCare_Aus @chaaustralia @baptistcareaus @acsanational @LASAnational #careaboutagedcare @AustAgeAgenda https://t.co/Vlg43w5iFe
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@AgedAustralian: Steps forward: 80,000 new home care packages, funding for aged care homes & workforce support with more care per day, more training & career development. @anglicare_aust @UnitingCare_Aus @chaaustralia @baptistcareaus @acsanational @LASAnational #careaboutagedcare #agedcare https://t.co/LikHJoFaft
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@AgedAustralian: The #AgedCare Royal Commission found Australians strongly support more funding to ensure access to high-quality care. https://t.co/cIS0B2YOp0 @anglicare_aust @UnitingCare_Aus @chaaustralia @baptistcareaus @acsanational @LASAnational #careaboutagedcare #agedcare #auspol #eldercare https://t.co/vxiidcgxmw
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@AgedAustralian: #AgedCare heavy lifting starts now! We will work with the Australian Parliament for much-needed change, giving older people the care they need and deserve. @anglicare_aust @UnitingCare_Aus @chaaustralia @baptistcareaus @acsanational @LASAnational @abc730 https://t.co/ftnC28fdZy
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