LASA CEO Sean Rooney to step down after six years

After six years leading Australia’s largest aged care sector peak body, Leading Age Services Australia (LASA), CEO Sean Rooney has decided to step down and will not participate in the process to recruit a CEO for the new aged care peak body, Aged & Community Care...

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Aged care scorecard: Peaks call for urgent action

A new scorecard released today by the Australian Aged Care Collaboration (AACC) shows there is much more work yet to be done by the major parties on delivering the crucial reforms recommended by the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality & Safety. Aged care is at...

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New aged care organisation ACCPA announces Board

The newly formed Aged & Community Care Providers Association (ACCPA) has announced its inaugural Board structure, as the new organisation works towards being operational by July 2022. Members of the new 15-strong Board have appointed Dr Graeme Blackman AO FTSE...

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Election 2022: Aged care tops list of concerns for voters

Aged care is at the top of voters' minds as we enter the final weeks of the election campaign. Recent surveys from the Australian National University and also the ABC’s Vote Compass have confirmed that aged care ranks as a top issue of concern for Australians as they...

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LASA and ACSA Members Vote to Unite

Members of LASA and ACSA have voted to create a single, united organisation to represent aged care providers. The new organisation will officially come into force from 1 July 2022, replacing LASA and ACSA as representative organisations. LASA Chair Dr Graeme Blackman...

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Aged care providers respond to Budget in Reply

Aged care providers have welcomed the Australian Labor Party’s commitment to work with the sector to realise significant system improvements, in particular a commitment to fund pay increases for a dedicated and exhausted workforce and to increase minutes of care and...

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@ELDAC_agedcare is calling for expressions of interest from #agedcare providers who wish to develop #palliativecare and advance care planning activities. If you are selected, your organisation may be eligible for a grant of up to $20K. Closes 15 June 2022. https://t.co/ahZXKmZ5nU https://t.co/dUGoT6ECA4
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@AgedAustralian: New #financial data and reports of #workforce and service gaps indicate the #agedcare #crisis continues to worsen. The next government must take immediate action to resolve this. #auspol #election2022 See our #mediarelease https://t.co/3Ht4CEI9BK https://t.co/gJENXV0NQ5
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Do you know an outstanding Retirement Village Manager? Someone who goes the extra mile in demonstrating excellence? If the answer is yes, we would love to hear from you. Nominations close 10 June 2022. https://t.co/vkAqEbGEF6 #agedcare #workforce #leadership #retirementliving https://t.co/KbJ0x45mlf
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It's #NationalVolunteerWeek, and we know there are many wonderful #volunteers working in #agedcare who deserve to be acknowledged. Why not nominate them in the LASA Excellence in Age Services Awards? We created a new category just for them. https://t.co/i0kHbfC59V #NVW #workforce https://t.co/vJAZLhJS9s
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The Aged & Community Care Providers Association (ACCPA) Board has appointed @ACSANational CEO Paul Sadler as interim CEO of ACCPA from 1 June, ahead of its 1 July start. @CEO_LASA Sean Rooney will lead the Project Management Office to continue the transition to ACCPA. #agedcare https://t.co/QkSSSVYahg
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After six years at the helm, our @CEO_LASA Sean Rooney is stepping down from his role. He leaves a legacy of strong leadership, passion and determination for the organisation, #agedcare, our Members and older Australians. See our #mediarelease: https://t.co/sm3em9eizT #unsunghero https://t.co/FZpJ2SQOVG
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@ELDAC_agedcare: If death is a normal part of life, why can talking about it feel so uncomfortable? We all have different views. We'd like to hear from #AgedCare workers via our short #MyCareMatters quiz on #EndofLifeCare in aged care - more https://t.co/6DsBtFaZvf https://t.co/zHTh375oDq
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@KenWyattMP: The @ScottMorrisonMP Government established the Territories Stolen Generations Redress Scheme to support survivors and their families.This week we made the first payment.An important milestone in our efforts to provide practical support, towards a more reconciled future.
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A wonderful conversation with @maggie_beer - a champion of good #food and #nutrition for healthy #ageing. https://t.co/hmWaV1u7Eh
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A scorecard released today by @AgedAustralian shows the major parties need to do a lot more to support better #agedcare. The AACC is calling on the next Federal Government to act on reform in its first 100 days. See our media release: https://t.co/XutMcWZ81P #auspol #Election2022 https://t.co/rUKLJvuG1X
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There are many outstanding people who work in #agedcare, going the extra mile for our vulnerable older Australians. If you know someone who deserves recognition, nominate them in our LASA Excellence in Age Services awards - individual category - today! https://t.co/i0kHbfC59V https://t.co/WAAQ95gYG9
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We thank everyone involved in the Town Hall event, which demonstrated how crucial #agedcare reform is for Australians. #auspol #Election2022 https://t.co/uhlhYwefrW
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If you're an #agedcare worker, please help @ELDAC_agedcare in the development of #endoflife resources, by filling in a short questionnaire. https://t.co/f0vRCmElfK
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@LASANational: We believe it's important to acknowledge the efforts of our #agedcare #workforce, in particular the teams, who are delivering service #excellence. If you're a provider or manager, nominate your team for the LASA Excellence in Age Services awards today! https://t.co/i0kHbfC59V https://t.co/VFTcHyYfQk
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@CEO_LASA: Congratulations to Dr Graeme Blackman, a very capable chairperson, and a highly skilled board of directors. #agedcare #workforce #strongertogether https://t.co/RPmYNkI53z
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@ELDAC_agedcare: The ELDAC #DigitalDashboard is useful for nurses involved in direct clinical care provision in #ResidentialAgedCare, & also managers, clinical leads, & care workers; improving resident-level outcomes & prompting care activities. More https://t.co/5bbEWsLwrt #AgedCare #technology https://t.co/1YWD4dFBR6
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We're delighted to announce the selection of the inaugural Board of Directors for the new Aged & Community Care Providers Association (ACCPA), with Dr Graeme Blackman AO FTSE FAICD as Chair. See our #mediarelease for the full list of Directors: https://t.co/N2eaTxJoWv #agedcare https://t.co/5M5Y0k0GSq
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We believe it's important to acknowledge the efforts of our #agedcare #workforce, in particular the teams, who are delivering service #excellence. If you're a provider or manager, nominate your team for the LASA Excellence in Age Services awards today! https://t.co/i0kHbfC59V https://t.co/VFTcHyYfQk
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@AgedAustralian: One year ago the Government pledged a $17.7b aged care package after the Aged Care Royal Commission. But aged care continues is still underfunded & under-resourced. This election is an opportunity to #CareAboutAgedCare and transform the system into one that works for all. https://t.co/cyuIpe4Lb6
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