Upcoming Events

Tue 11

Governance in Aged Care (Sydney, NSW)

11 December 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Tue 11

Regional Industry Forum (Renmark, SA)

11 December 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

LASA News

Nominations Open for Excellence in Age Services Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2019 Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) Excellence in Age Services Awards and LASA Members are urged to get their entries in. LASA Chief Executive Officer Sean Rooney said the Awards aim to promote and recognise excellence across...

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Home Care Not Keeping Up with Demand

Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) says data contained in the latest Home Care Packages Program report shows that too many older Australians are not getting care at the level they require. Analysis of the quarterly report (1 July – 30 Sept) confirms two key issues...

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Aged Care Industry Proactive on New Quality Standards

Leading Age Services Australia (LASA), the voice of aged care, has welcomed the Federal Government’s new Aged Care Quality Standards saying its Members have been working for several months to successfully transition to the new single set of standards which take effect...

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New Enquiry Framework For Aged Care Providers Released

In response to an increasing number of escalations of non-payment of government subsidies, duplication of subsidies and time taken to resolve these issues, Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) has collaborated with the Department of Human Services in developing a new...

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Aged Care Issues in the Spotlight at Regional Forum

Aged Care in the Yorke Peninsula and Lower North will be on the agenda at a regional forum in Port Broughton on Tuesday 20 November. The national peak body for aged care, Leading Age Services Australia (LASA), is hosting the forum to provide information to local...

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LASA Backs Urgent Appeal to Fund Bush Nurses

Leading Age Services Australia Limited (LASA), the voice of aged care, has backed a call from Victoria’s Bush Nursing Centres (BNCs) for the State Government to immediately fund an enterprise bargaining agreement (EBA) with nurses. The Balmoral Bush Nursing Centre has...

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LASA Welcomes Focus on Remote Age Services

Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) has welcomed the release of details on the Remote Aged Care Workforce Accord initiative. The Accord is one of the recommendations contained in the Aged Care Workforce Strategy released last month and aims to provide a unified...

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LASA welcomes funding for research centre of excellence

Leading Age Services Australia Limited (LASA) has welcomed new funding for the Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR) at the University of New South Wales in Sydney. The Government yesterday announced it would...

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NEW APPOINTMENT TO AGED CARE ROYAL COMMISSION - @KenWyattMP & @GregHuntMP have announced Hon Richard Tracey AM RF… https://t.co/Opk8qv1igG
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Find out about our LASA Excellence in Age Services Award winners in our latest issue of Fusion magazine. Out now. S… https://t.co/K57qFTt0Ww
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LASA Backs #Medication Management Solution - Ward MM Thrive provides a solution to the recent TEAMM (Timely Enhance… https://t.co/Yg3x8x6OGs
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Secure your places NOW for LASA’s leadership professional development program in 2019: Sydney 6-8 Feb, Bri 13-15 Fe… https://t.co/3KIxR5MNLx
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LASA TRAINING - Provide or assist with oral care(HLTOHC004). Caring for dentures & natural teeth is a challenge for… https://t.co/UIwgmNtMFm
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RT @innovAGEING: #innovAGEING launched its Experts-In-Residence program today! Very exciting!! #agedcare https://t.co/wABQtUYK7P
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RT @sleeptite_aus: What a day #Melbourne!🔥 In this scorching heat let’s all make an effort to show each other (especially our elderly) comp…
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RT @ELDAC_agedcare: Transitions between care settings for people at end of life is important, and amongst the enablers and supporters of re…
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Great turnout of members for QLD #Retirement Living Advisory Group's final meeting for 2018 today. Special thanks t… https://t.co/oIoBIeuHWF
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Building a national culture of respect for senior Australians is the critical work of the Royal Commission, writes… https://t.co/6VrdatFPuU
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LASA congratulates Frank Weits on his appointment as CEO of ACH Group in SA: https://t.co/lhn0eMcobl via @talkingagedcare
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RT @BoltonClarke: Yesterday we introduced you to two of our volunteers from Queensland; George and Dot. Now listen to George as he shares w…
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RT @GlobalAgeing: Aging populations and decreasing birthrates are spurring countries across the globe to reassess how retirement works — an…
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RT @CVCheckLtd: A workplace mental health programme has been shown to positively impact absenteeism, productivity, safety and staff turnove…
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RT @ELDAC_agedcare: Do you & your staff know what to do if your patient wants to die at home? In our ‘Manage Dying’ tools we have clinical…
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Consumer experience reporting demonstrates aged care system commitment to continuous improvement… https://t.co/yB6jfRsLM1
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LASA’s Qld Property and Development group toured @WesleyQLD ‘Dovetree’ Aged Care and Retirement Living on the Wesle… https://t.co/Ptviw8KPfo
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Retirement living industry needs more time to comply with Qld housing legislation – LASA https://t.co/S2nVy1RDU1
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Our Celebrating Excellence in Age Services edition of Fusion magazine is out now. Download a copy today.… https://t.co/7zP3HNh9AZ
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Residents report mostly positive experience but food among areas needing improvement - Australian Ageing Agenda https://t.co/SuXDXkDNME
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