Health Updates

LASA commends volunteers across Australia

LASA says a national ‘thank you’ to the 70,000-plus volunteers who contribute so much to the wellbeing of over 1.3 million older Australians receiving home and residential care services. Hundreds of LASA Members will be celebrating National Volunteer Week, with the...

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Industry code for visiting aged care homes released

The ‘Industry Code for Visiting Residential Aged Care Homes during COVID-19’ has been released by 13 aged care peak bodies and consumer advocacy organisations. The Code creates a nationally consistent approach that ensures residents can receive visitors while...

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A national study by Leading Age Services Australia, shows how care services have worked tirelessly to minimise the… https://t.co/BKISeH1C7S
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Now more than ever, aged care providers need a strong voice and a helping hand. 2020-2021 LASA Memberships now avai… https://t.co/eZUNmCeiEp
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As Reconciliation Week begins, @LASANational acknowledges & pays respect to the past, present & future Traditional… https://t.co/mHkA5gbr6M
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Confidence in care - Dr @normanswan advises on safety in residential aged care, an informative video from @OPAN_AUhttps://t.co/XslImiJVyJ
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Dr @normanswan advises about care at home for older Australians, a valuable and informative video from @OPAN_AU &… https://t.co/GhdtKcwBRG
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This funding will help reinforce the measures in place to provide a high level of palliative care during what can b… https://t.co/TefxfNYuLQ
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Respected commentator Dr @normanswan provides confidence for older Australians and their families about minimising… https://t.co/XbMWD07u5x
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RT @DVAAus: Tune in tomorrow at 11:00 AM AEST for our free educational webinar to know all about our DVA Veterans’ Home Care services! We h…
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COVID-19 will rumble on in aged care for months – if not years. For us, the biggest risk is complacency as an indus… https://t.co/kEhfoCLRsb
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The 24/7 Silver Memories nostalgia radio service has launched an app for iPads and Android tablets to provide enter… https://t.co/wKbpQaimv0
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Palliative care…it’s more than you think. @LASANational is a supporter of #NPCW2020, @ELDAC_agedcare have released… https://t.co/KEfSfqiSW3
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Staff at Allambie Heights Village in Sydney, marking 50 days in which not a single resident of their aged care faci… https://t.co/BbNYyvEgiR
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