Upcoming Events

Fri 22

LASA Regional Member Forums – Wangaratta (VIC)

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Oct 09

Dementia Care Workshop

October 9 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Upcoming Training

Oct 09

Dementia Care Workshop

October 9 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

LASA News

Home care data confirms concerns

LASA CEO Sean Rooney responded to the Government’s release of the Home Care Packages Program Data Report, six months after the implementation of the Increasing Choice Home Care (ICHC) reforms. Mr Rooney said that the reforms implemented from 27 February 2017 were a...

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Review of aged care shows progress but more work to do

LASA Chief Executive Officer Sean Rooney welcomed today’s release of the Aged Care Legislated Review conducted by David Tune. “LASA recognises the critical importance of the aged care reform agenda to ensure accessible, affordable, quality care and services are...

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Increasing Choice in Home Care – LASA issues paper

LASA is concerned about significant issues with the implementation of the Increasing Choice in Home Care (ICHC) reforms.  We have collected Member input and consulted with other peaks to develop a LASA submission to Government which makes it very clear that the issues...

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AACQA cost recovery for annual unannounced visits

Recently LASA coordinated a letter from LASA/ASCA/Guild CEOs to Minister Wyatt protesting the Government’s decision to implement charges for unannounced visits to residential aged care facilities by the Australian Aged Care Quality Agency (AACQA). We were deeply...

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Safeguarding older Australians from flu virus

Chief Executive Officer of Australia’s peak age services body, Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) Sean Rooney said the aged care industry’s thoughts and sympathies are with those who have been affected by the recent outbreaks of influenza virus in Victoria and...

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LASA Submission on future reform of home care sector

LASA has submitted its response to the Government’s discussion paper Future Reform – an integrated care at home program to support older Australians seeking views on how future reform can best support older Australians to remain living at home and in their...

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peak bodies joint statement on quality of care

The peak bodies representing Australia’s aged care industry recognise the importance of a Government accreditation and complaints process which protects the quality of care for older Australians receiving care services. “Aged care is an essential human service,...

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Aged care peaks joint public letter to Federal MP’s

The review of the 2013 Living Longer, Living Better legislation, (LLLB) was this week handed to the Government, who must table the review within 15 sitting days of its receipt. The long-awaited review was conducted by Mr David Tune AO, the independent chair of the...

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Senate Report into Future of Australia’s Aged Care Workforce

LASA CEO Sean Rooney has welcomed the release of the Senate Community Affairs References Committee’s Future of Australia’s Aged Care Sector Workforce Report. “While this Report outlines a vision for the future of Australia’s aged care workforce we must not...

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RT @AustAgeAgenda: Sector warns against cherry-picking new #agedcare reforms https://t.co/COFrlykAAq @ACSANational @LASANational @AgedCareG…
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AUS fauna spent some quality time with older Australians @Bethanie_Group Beachside #agecare home recently. https://t.co/ZxqUeabtU4
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LASA CEO Sean Rooney is now on twitter. You can follow him on @CEO_LASA
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Cam Ansell says major reforms on the way: aged care provider https://t.co/n5FkW0qeJM via @SkyNewsAust
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LASA’s P'pal Advisor, Home Care Troy Speirs joined WA’s LASA Home Care Advisory Group to discuss issues affecting t… https://t.co/SXkP753DdM
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CEO Sean Rooney providing an #agedcare industry update to Members in VIC https://t.co/aqas1O8T70
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RT @LASANational: David Tune will speak at the LASA National Congress. Not to be missed, Gold Coast, Oct 15-18. #LASA2017 https://t.co/yBJe
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Another great #LASA members forum. Today with our members in the Barwon South West Region of Victoria. https://t.co/RMEBk3wt0P
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RT @Patwreid: @LASANational #agedcare member roadshows in @WarrnamboolCity talking shared services & benchmarking. Great chats & big plans…
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David Tune will speak at the LASA National Congress. Not to be missed, Gold Coast, Oct 15-18. #LASA2017… https://t.co/ceokmTuTvN
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RT @KenWyattMP: Wonderful to talk with more than 150 caring and motivated older Australians @NationalSeniors WA Convention as we chart livi…
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Members forum in Warragul today. Thx sponsor Prime Super & affiliates People&Culture Solutions, Stewart Brown,Empre… https://t.co/FG5A4JPfz0
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Release of Gov home care data confirms the serious concerns raised in LASA’s Issues Paper https://t.co/b1F2zGFme0 #agedcare
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RT @AustAgeAgenda: Government dismisses increasing #agedcare user-pay options https://t.co/9206HRq9a9 @ACSANational @LASANational @COTAAust…
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LASA and our Members stand ready to work with the Government and others to resolve the identified issues in the ser… https://t.co/tcgJuckTar
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MEDIA RELEASE| Review of #agedcare shows progress but more work to do https://t.co/GLIxOe55uv
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