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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END AGEISM! The Duty Free film campaign addresses the way age discrimination rears its head. Our impact goals aim to provide older adults with resources to keep them competitive in the workplace, while educating others about ageism. @EveryAGECounts https://t.co/0ueNhg2SWl
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Happy Mothers' Day to all the wonderful women who have shaped our lives with love, joy and compassion. A special thanks to all those grandmothers and great grandmothers in aged care, to the mothers-in-spirit, and the mothers no longer with us. #MothersDay2021 https://t.co/hAPv53vFZi
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Here's a lovely story about a father and son now living in the same aged care home. A thoughtful suggestion on the part of the aged care provider, and something that both men will benefit from. https://t.co/lX9QGTMQ7Y #strongvoicehelpinghand #agedcare #eldercare #compassion https://t.co/j1jt3mvaw5
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This couple believes people shouldn't sit at home and be lonely, they should move into a #retirementvillage. As enquiries for retirement villages in Australia soar, it seems many agree with them. Village living can be a wonderful way to spend retirement. https://t.co/SmyJRzUpK9 https://t.co/TgXSBk1NFN
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Residential aged care workers can choose to receive a COVID-19 vaccine in Phase 1a. Information is available to assist workers to make an informed decision about COVID-19 vaccination. @healthgovau https://t.co/quEBoNqsyL https://t.co/Mb9iAThA25
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Our age services industry is in dire need of reform. We are looking to the Morrison Government to make the right decisions and appropriately fund... https://t.co/bPrCbSj00E #CareAboutAgedCare https://t.co/htKrLyeqgX #strongvoicehelpinghand #agedcare #eldercare #Budget2021 #auspol
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"For care workers, it's not just about a technical skill & a qualification, it's about temperament. It's about ensuring that we have people in our sector that have in their DNA that empathy & that want to care for others,"—@CEO_LASA Sean Rooney Read more: https://t.co/ejNkcS3o1i https://t.co/x4WJjefk5W
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Economic modelling commissioned by @NFAWomen found that investments in the caring industries, including lifting #workforce wages, would largely pay for itself via the tax revenue that flowed back to the government's budget. Read more: https://t.co/v6dDdY5piF #agedcare #Budget2021
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We need a rapid expansion of our skilled #agedcare #workforce to provide quality care to our ageing population. A career in aged care can be incredibly rewarding. Find out what young people are saying about their move to aged care, here: https://t.co/rQIUa6snWf @LASANextGen https://t.co/inlGD7Dywh
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"Our sector and our nation looks to the Australian Government to commit to a total overhaul of the #agedcare system to ensure older Australians are afforded the dignity, respect and support they need and deserve."—@CEO_LASA Sean Rooney https://t.co/yDbU7PpYsk #Budget2021 #auspol https://t.co/IsBDyAdcem
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The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care will be reviewing and updating guidelines for the safe, quality use of medicines and medication management in residential aged care facilities and in the community. New guidelines will be re... https://t.co/93T5KTSacT https://t.co/M6ONop6Lfg
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If you know an organisation, team or individual providing outstanding or innovative #agedcare, nominate them for the @LASANational Excellence in Age Services Awards 2021. Entries close 11 June 2021. Find out more here: https://t.co/32gCNTSCk1 #strongvoicehelpinghand #workforce https://t.co/EsRljjPOY2
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@AgedAustralian: We have 15 priority areas in 4 groups we believe the Government should action immediately to ensure older Australians are given respect & support. https://t.co/s87WkgpotI @anglicare_aust @UnitingCare_Aus @chaaustralia @baptistcareaus @acsanational @LASAnational #CareAboutAgedCare https://t.co/BLwvZFX5Lu
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@AgedAustralian: The @ama_media & @anmf_federal have urged the Government to implement staffing recommendations in the aged care Royal Commission’s final report. @anglicare_aust @UnitingCare_Aus @chaaustralia @baptistcareaus @acsanational @LASAnational #careaboutagedcare https://t.co/V6EWsWq0Lv
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@AgedAustralian: 7 days until the Federal Budget. We must fund and train the #agedcare workforce so they can look after our elderly with dignity and pride. https://t.co/s87Wkg7NCa @anglicare_aust @UnitingCare_Aus @chaaustralia @baptistcareaus @acsanational @LASAnational #careaboutagedcare https://t.co/GqAAfyClz6
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Seven days until the #Budget2021. We are looking for funding to train the #agedcare workforce so they can look after our older Australians with dignity and pride. Read more in our Australian Aged Care Collaboration report. https://t.co/1T9AqyiDsL #CareAboutAgedCare https://t.co/z06mviW8Sq
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95% of residents at LASA Member @rymanhealth's Weary Dunlop aged care home have opted to get the COVID-19 vaccination, including Victoria's oldest person 109-year-old Joan Bush. Vaccination is one of the best ways we can protect our most vulnerable people. https://t.co/eXwXEDegxJ https://t.co/SiEm2EDQiR
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The ABC TV series Old People's Home for 4 Year Old's offers a wonderful way to breakdown intergenerational barriers. Find out more here: https://t.co/u3QJfI04dY If you missed the latest series you can watch it on ABC iview here: https://t.co/T4Recft3VF #strongvoicehelpinghand https://t.co/PO7PJXPhwg
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@AgedAustralian: The Budget's in 8 days! We need funding to remove the home care package queue by Dec 2022 - then services based on assessed need within a month! https://t.co/s87Wkg7NCa @anglicare_aust @UnitingCare_Aus @chaaustralia @baptistcareaus @acsanational @LASAnational #CareAboutAgedCare https://t.co/xf66BjAp0t
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@AgedAustralian: In an ideal world, the Budget provides answers to how aged care is to be funded. @AgedCareGurus @acfps_benchmark @anglicare_aust @UnitingCare_Aus @chaaustralia @baptistcareaus @acsanational @LASAnational #careaboutagedcare #agedcare #auspol #eldercare https://t.co/Xz1QZ3EkFx
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