LASA supports making a big difference in dementia

LASA is supporting Dementia Australia during Dementia Action Week 2021. Over 470,000 Australians are living with dementia with a further 1.6 million people caring for them. Around 70 per cent of people with dementia live in the community and more than two-thirds of...

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New Ambassadors leading LASA Next Gen and changing lives

There’s a new league of young professionals providing fresh perspectives in the age services sector. They are Ambassadors – part of LASA’s Next Gen initiative. They’re ready to ensure we attract, develop and retain the passionate professionals needed to lead the...

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Living Stronger at the biggest Ageing Well Expo

The biggest Care and Ageing Well Expo helps people live stronger and assists Australians to have success in their life as they live longer and age well. Australians are growing older, with more than 4.1 million Australians - almost 16% of the population - aged over...

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Exciting careers start at the Care & Ageing Well Expo

The Care and Ageing Well Expo promotes employment in the age services industry, with inspiring careers and a great expansion in West Australian jobs in the next 10 years. There are almost 36,000 people who work in age services but this will grow to almost 58,000 in WA...

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LASA supports aged care nurses in Western Australia

WA applauds the West Australian government for moving extra nurses into the hospital system and aged care. The government has announced an additional investment that will see around 100 doctors and 500 nurses working in WA, as well as 1,100 graduate nurses this year...

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West Australian winners – Excellence In Age Services Awards

LASA congratulates the West Australian winners of the 2021 Excellence In Age Services Awards. “The winners are exceptional and offer care and companionship for older Australians across the state,” said LASA CEO Sean Rooney. “The Awards focus on great individuals and...

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"Being older does not mean being lonely. Loneliness can affect us all." 💔 It’s okay to ask for help. Call 1800 222 200 for grief, loss and bereavement support. https://t.co/rDCi4OSwoX
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A huge effort by aged care providers achieves nearly 97% first dose vaccination - this massive effort means our aged care sector is #ProudtoProtect Read here: https://t.co/Q3rDPDezBj https://t.co/4IGtVqkpmy
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Australian Multicultural Community Services Inc. is working with local community groups to promote the COVID-19 vaccination. Please get vaccinated to help yourself and each other. https://t.co/UJijTY3DaO #dhhs #AMCS #covidsafe #covidvacccination #vaccinatedandhappy
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@ELDAC_agedcare has recently worked with End of Life Law for Clinicians to develop a new video about legal protection for administering pain relief, featuring Kate Reed. https://t.co/CswSGynC1l
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@ELDAC_agedcare has recently worked with End of Life Law for Clinicians to develop a new video about legal protection for administering pain relief, featuring Kate Reed. https://t.co/CswSGy6yZl
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Hall & Prior Aged Care has 100% vaccinations for staff at Karingal and many other aged care homes. #ProudToProtect older Australians! https://t.co/CroW4DGzg7
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Allambie Heights has double jab for all staff by the 17 September! #ProudToProtect older Australians! https://t.co/RvSDb34zzt
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FREE webinar on 23 September - is fraud on your radar as a critical risk within your organisation? Fraud is surprisingly prevalent in today's highly regulated workforce and the responsibility to detect and prevent it now falls on the employer. Register: https://t.co/boPug7rqwY
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Announced this week by Minister @GregHuntMP, it included @NAgeingRI a combined total of almost $1.7 million for two of NARI’s projects – CultureCare and IMPART (IMproving PAlliative care in Residential aged care using Telehealth) project. https://t.co/fXdUsJWpqL https://t.co/8eXCGr5Pg6
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@AustAgeAgenda: Providers say work being done by consultants on #agedcare reform isn't going to produce the #homecare system Australia needs @LASANational https://t.co/dYuS8tDigj https://t.co/SOCIDxkXR2
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@KenWyattMP: “Getting vaccinated against this coronavirus is an act of love. It means you’re showing love to your family.” A powerful message from Pastor Ray Minniecon on why we should all get #vaccinated. https://t.co/zTAzGAx9sP
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COVID-19 vaccinations! https://t.co/YNHu5ziiP7
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Trinity Aged Care - all our home staff are achieved 100% except vaccinations. This is achieved through reminders to staff about fast approaching mandatory vaccine deadline and also giving to spare vaccine which left over from residents vaccine. #ProudToProtect older Australians. https://t.co/Vr4aQY1EKC
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Almost all of Australia’s aged care homes are on track to meet Friday’s deadline for mandatory staff vaccination, with over 94% of workforce vaccinated! #ProudToPortect older Australians. https://t.co/PhcQu8PrdV
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@carinity_org: It isn't just the blokes living at Carinity Karinya Place aged care in Laidley who are classic models! The men enjoyed looking at vintage #cars during a visit by Lockyer Antique Motor Association. @talkingagedcare @LASANational @LockyerValleyRC @LaidleyPioneer @holden_aus https://t.co/1NJ9oPaUL4
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During Dementia Action Week 2021 - next week - @DementiaAus will deliver a national awareness-raising campaign to get people talking about discrimination and dementia. This year’s campaign theme is ‘A little support makes a big difference’. https://t.co/oxUqh2vtyO https://t.co/gp42voIPNN
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Get involved in Mental Moments - a free livestream October show for aged care workers, residents, home clients & families. We are bringing the entire aged care sector to show our appreciation for our great aged care workforce! @AgedAustralian @RFBIAgedCare https://t.co/93WY82WSHZ
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Boneham Aged Care Services - all staff have had their first vaccination and they will have had both before 17 September. Millicent Hospital liaised with our facility and advised when they had spare COVID-19 vaccines. #ProudToProtect older Australians. https://t.co/fVso6vqpWq
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@talkingagedcare: Although statistics show that #agedcare residents represented 75 percent of deaths across Australia from #COVID19 in 2020, an industry rep says better protections are now in place for #olderAustralians https://t.co/QfioVAOeqN @LASANational
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@UnitingCare_Aus: The UnitingCare network is one of the largest providers of aged care across Australia. We support close to 100,000 older people, making up 8.5% of total residential beds and 10% of Home Care Packages nationally. We've worked hard to get jabs in arms and we're #ProudToProtect https://t.co/KZu4CNl9jo
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