Upcoming Events

Wed 26

LASA Regional Industry Forum (Wagga Wagga, NSW)

26 September 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm

LASA News

Elder abuse must not be tolerated

Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) CEO Sean Rooney said it is tragic and unacceptable that older Australians have been subjected to the kinds of abuse outlined in ABC’s Four Corners program tonight. “Elder abuse is a critical issue. It can involve physical,...

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Industry is committed to improving standards of aged care

Leading Age Services Australia (LASA), the voice of aged care, said tonight’s Four Corners episode has highlighted failures of care and poor practice that are distressing and alarming. LASA CEO Sean Rooney said we all want a safe and high-quality aged care system....

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Royal Commission Must Drive Ongoing Industry Reform

Leading Age Services Australia, the voice of aged care, CEO Sean Rooney says the Royal Commission into aged care announced today must focus on making our aged care system better. “We all want a safe and high quality aged care system. Our older Australians need it and...

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ACFA Report shows funding reform needed for aged care system

The Aged Care Financing Authority’s (ACFA) ‘Sixth Report on the Funding and Financing of the Aged Care Sector’ (July, 2018) presents clear and compelling messages for government, providers and older Australians. That is, further funding reform is needed if Australia’s...

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Industry backs strategy for aged care workforce

Chief Executive Officer of Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) Sean Rooney welcomed Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care Ken Wyatt’s release of ‘A matter of care – a strategy for Australia’s aged care workforce’ developed by the Aged Care Workforce Strategy...

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LASA welcomes funding boost for aged care quality agency

Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) CEO Sean Rooney welcomes the spotlight on aged care quality, with the Morrison Government’s boost today of $16 million for the new Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission. The Commission will bring together the functions of the...

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Overdue home care data shows waitlist issue compounding

Data released by the Department of Health recently shows the national queue of older Australians seeking home care packages has grown by over 30 per cent since the implementation of the Government’s Increasing Choice in Home Care (ICHC) reforms in February 2017. As at...

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Celebrating their passion for #agedcare at LASA’s Mackay Regional Industry Forum this week are Kerry Draper (Northe… https://t.co/1oi5vmdqqm
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Don’t forget tomorrow’s national Webinar opportunity at 3.30pm (EST) with our affiliate @MCRlaw McCullough Robertso… https://t.co/GG9yH7iyfw
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RT @goodwincare: If you know anyone who could use company, explore options for local seniors Day Clubs or retirement villages designed to p…
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RT @4corners: If you or a loved one need assistance following tonight’s program, you can contact the Older Persons Advocacy Network on 1800…
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RT @JulieCollinsMP: Appalled and deeply upset by stories over the last two weeks on Four Corners. My heart goes out to the families impacte…
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RT @paula_trood: Always a pleasure to hear John Pollaers speaking wisdom into the sector! https://t.co/ec02xyWfIJ
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RT @AustAgeAgenda: Despite increased awareness about #dementia, one in four people feel uncomfortable around someone living with the condit…
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RT @Benetas: Today is #FootyColoursDay at the Benetas Support Office, with rival footy fans banding together to raise funds for @FightCance…
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RT @karagiannis_c: Agree, the best staffing models (and not staff ratios) is key. https://t.co/VvKSJRkOdi
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LASA is committed to ensuring #agedcare providers have the right number of staff, with the right mix of skills, to… https://t.co/kKREiaKJxF
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RT @HelloCareAU: Want to have your say on what is covered by the Royal Commission? You have three days to make a submission. Read the artic…
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We have a dedicated & professional workforce of 350,000+ who overwhelmingly deliver good quality #agedcare. This is… https://t.co/jyR53DvkGg
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This message of value & respect for staff is one that Leading Age Services Australia fully supports. It is why we a… https://t.co/huFt12w5f2
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RT @frankrfbi: @KenWyattMP @COTAAustralia @LASANational @ACSANational Well said Minister. The majority of aged care providers do want posit…
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LASA is focused on a clear reform agenda on behalf of our Members to drive higher quality, sustainable #agedcare se… https://t.co/wUh7XeLJ8C
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RT @SummitCare: Not only is today World Gratitude Day, it is also World Alzheimer's Day!Let's give our appreciation for those who provide…
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RT @HelloCareAU: Managing continence in aged care is about meeting the individual needs of every resident. If operators restrict the use of…
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RT @goodwincare: Embark on a rewarding career in aged/home care! We’ve teamed up with #CIT to offer a short course that includes 20 work pl…
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