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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Victoria mandates COVID-19 vaccination for in-home and community aged care workers. In-home and community aged care workers must receive their first dose before 15 October 2021 or be able to demonstrate a first dose vaccination by 22 October 2021 and have a 2nd vaccinationm 26th https://t.co/BYrAAYM4Un
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@ECH_Inc has an organisation nomination for the Excellence In Age Services Awards. There is David Panter and Dr Sally Tideman. @HESTASuper https://t.co/mmAKulHbrG
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We are presenting the national Excellence In Age Services Awards on the 10 December and we are congratulating the Organisation National Finalist from @TwilightAged Care as an exceptional organisation! @HESTASuper https://t.co/vWUyfoDiWl
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We have updated the list of Commonwealth COVID-19 vaccination services that are available for people with disability, your family members and carers, and for disability workers. Check the list to see if there’s a service near you. https://t.co/1uX2luzPuL https://t.co/8aYGg8z4hF
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The government is taking nominations for the 'Aged Care Council of Elders', one of the key recommendations from the royal commission, however, industry peaks are calling for more transparency into future plans. @AgedCareInsite https://t.co/DUoGlrxXIP https://t.co/nfuwiYrIiK
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Family-run WA and NSW aged care provider Hall & Prior Aged Care has opened its new $70 million facility in Penshurst, 17km south of Sydney’s CBD, and in a growing trend, is offering its community facilities to the general public. https://t.co/zRrXmZIwKo https://t.co/GrhcK8NPMR
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The Aged Care Council of Elders is purported to consult with older Australians from across the country on aged care and related issues and report back to Mr Hunt and Senior Australians Mr Colbeck. https://t.co/eGRJuzd2DQ https://t.co/bvldOvXggo
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All aged care service providers in Tasmania are reminded to immediately notify the Commonwealth Department of Health of any COVID-19 cases among residents, consumers and staff. Please email - agedcareCOVIDcases@health.gov.au. https://t.co/VLkNwmBZCX
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The Department of Health is offering rapid antigen test (RAT) to aged care providers across Victoria and New South Wales in high risk Local Government Areas (LGAs). RAT is proving highly successful in screening staff & visitors with results in 15 minutes: https://t.co/1D0a8NWp73 https://t.co/S2siRNYhCw
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After months of elderly people being unable to see family due to the COVID-19 lockdown, this week residents in aged care facilities across New South Wales finally welcomed back visitors. @abc730 https://t.co/BBNarpSPN2
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@CarersAustralia has created a toolkit aimed at helping teachers and support staff recognise that a young person in their school may have caring responsibilities. https://t.co/yHYQ3JFCBy
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@CarersAustralia: Watch this moving video featuring National Carers Week 2021 Ambassador Dani and her child. Make sure you check out all our Ambassador videos here: https://t.co/My7145STwG #MillionsOfReasonsToCare #Carers2021 https://t.co/bygdYEIGXM
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From Rembrandt Living they have presented the LASA Excellence Service Award - Sam Duffield (Residential Services Admin), Mariki Mostert (Care Worker), Bibek Uprety (Care Worker), Timara Poulish (General Manager Residential) & Deb Dutton (CEO). https://t.co/5dvMU9lsjD
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We are presenting the national Excellence In Age Services Awards on the 10 December and we are congratulating the Individual National Finalist Trish Van Niekerk from @HomeInstead_Aus as an exceptional person! @HESTASuper https://t.co/O31KjOPIFY
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It's a one-hour show at 2pm AEDT this Friday with Mental Moments, supporting workers in aged care and families. You can register here and watch the show: https://t.co/dCohG9w8U6
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Tomorrow there is a Carers Mental Health Forum webinar. @CarersAustralia https://t.co/ACqrwcUIh8
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@CarersAustralia: Watch this joyful peek into caring from Luana and her son Ollie, who lives with autism. #Carers2021 #MillionsOfReasonsToCare Luana is one of our National Carers Week 2021 Ambassadors, you can see more from her and our other Ambassadors here: https://t.co/Sjlcp5Kxls https://t.co/z79u34U6UE
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The LASA Leadership Program is an interactive program designed for current and emerging leaders. Please visit https://t.co/OfZ2yYgA7m Should you wish to speak with someone, please contact 1300 111 636 or email education@lasa.asn.au https://t.co/s4TlaVltYc
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@NursingReviewAU: Nominations open for 'Council of Elders', peaks want more detail https://t.co/sxz9Q3kU99 #AgedCareCouncilOfElders #COTA #LASA https://t.co/nyG5qk80P0
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