Focus on COVID-19 vaccination in aged care

LASA is calling on all governments to work with the sector to accelerate the pace of COVID-19 vaccinations in aged care. LASA CEO Sean Rooney said today’s National Cabinet decision not to mandate vaccination of aged care workers at this point in time should not slow...

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LASA Retirement Village Manager of the Year Finalists

LASA congratulates Julie Renshaw, Stephen Pether, Lyn Ferguson, and Nikki Dhawan on being named finalists for the Retirement Village Manager of the Year 2021. The award aims to promote and recognise excellence across the diverse and dynamic fields of endeavour in the...

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Federal Budget delivers historic aged care reform

The aged care sector today welcomed the Australian Government’s formal response to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety, which includes a record funding increase of $17.7 billion over the next four years. The Australian Aged Care Collaboration...

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LASA shows strong support for nurses in aged care

This International Nurses Day, 12 May 2021, LASA is supporting extra nurses in aged care and a workforce program to attract and retain nursing talent in the industry. LASA CEO Sean Rooney said the value of qualified nurses in aged care should not be underestimated and...

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Learn from international case studies on how green care is being effectively adopted and boosting health, happiness and resilience in aged care environments. Register here for The Global Ageing Network webinar on 1 July: https://t.co/mRrERFD8XV
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We are proud to have partnered with @GovInstAus on our Govern with Care Virtual Forum yesterday, an opportunity for #agedcare providers to learn more about good governance strategies. https://t.co/czrrbQbgzC
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Here are some useful tips on falls prevention in older people, from @BrightwaterCare. https://t.co/osZLQcWobt
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To mark Pride Month in June we are sharing the stories of Dementia Advocates who identify as LGBTI and work to improve the lives of all people impacted by dementia. Today, we’re sharing the story of Jenni and Tracy. @DementiaAus https://t.co/FqvNjk1uNn
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Attending this Older Persons Advocacy Network event at Australian Parliament House, reviewing the @abc_everyday Old People's Home for 4 Year Olds. Attending are the some of the ‘stars’ of the show and MC is Hamish MacDonald. https://t.co/2kI6n3gB1h
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Our Care, Our Way, Our Future: Transforming care pathways for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders - a 5-Year Plan. A great launch with @JillGallagherAO Tom Calma, Minister @GregHuntMP Minister @richardmcolbeck and Adrian Carson. https://t.co/qIGmcy6nPV
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In this free OPAN webinar on Thursday the panel of experts will discuss the role of aged care advocacy in championing older people's rights, empowering older people to self-advocate, and what we can do to become everyday advocates. Register here: https://t.co/zSQItsOmvX https://t.co/ymqIwfpTEW
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We're delighted to acknowledge @PKFMelbourne as a valued sponsor of today's Govern with Care Virtual Forum. A leading business advisory, accounting & assurance provider, they aim to find the best financial solutions for you. They are presenting today 3:48-4:08pm AEST. @GovInstAus https://t.co/d8STtgcep5
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The @careandageing Expo is happenning on August 14-15 in Perth. @LASANational CEO Sean Rooney says innovation is making lives better through the fantastic products and services available to help older Australians age well. @HaveaGoNews https://t.co/xsTPyfD1Kn
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We'd like to acknowledge @StandardsWise Australia as a valued sponsor of today's Govern with Care Virtual Forum. The Standards Wise team aim to help you exceed standards & improve outcomes for your clients. Chat with them during our forum from 10:30am AEST https://t.co/yYg0NVWXaE https://t.co/bcOLRd7D54
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Goodwin Aged Care Services has a fabulous story in Australian Seniors News about Maverick, a miniature horse that has visited the home for three years, reducing heart rates and stress levels and also improving the memory of residents. https://t.co/MQC6posdhx @goodwincare
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@goodwincare has a fabulous story in Australian Seniors News about Maverick, a miniature horse that has visited the home for three years, reducing heart rates and stress levels and also improving the memory of residents. https://t.co/MQC6posdhx
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@LASANational: We're delighted to acknowledge @StandardsWise Australia as a sponsor of our Govern with Care Virtual Forum. Their focus on enhancing quality & management systems will help you exceed standards. Connect with their team online during our forum Tues 22 June. https://t.co/yYg0NVWXaE https://t.co/kthwwS6sNG
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Libby Lyons brings world class leadership and change management experience to the Aged Care Workforce Industry Council @_ACWIC, having been a vocal advocate for gender equality for many years on a global scale. https://t.co/ekAHgRJjuH
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Join LASA and the Governance Institute of Australia tomorrow as they dive into good governance within the age services sector! Hear from industry speakers presenting thought provoking insights into keeping on top of governance in aged care. Register here: https://t.co/DsUnaTy3EF https://t.co/ydeAkCyecm
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LASA Congress will be in Adelaide and we invite you to submit an abstract for consideration - innovative leadership, challenging current practice and new age concepts to deliver care to older Australians. They're due by 30 June and you can submit it here https://t.co/gsEy0AM2Ry https://t.co/WIQDA6vz0f
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LASA's exciting Roadmap to Reform conference will be on the 15 July. It will give participants a great opportunity, with Aged Care Minister @GregHuntMP and many prominent people telling you what the road ahead looks like for you. Register here: https://t.co/If2Mar58bj https://t.co/x7LQTAaClY
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Ryman Healthcare and Aware Group is running the older Olympics, with technology to link villages & sports. Bowls using artificial intelligence & cycle races using augmented reality. Residents will compete in a 21.6 km relay walk wearing Fitbit technology! https://t.co/sMupinTe0N
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Martin Luther Homes - their aged care residents celebrated the Queen's Birthday. Everyone enjoyed a great afternoon tea with lots of delicious cakes and plenty of English tea. A highlight was the 'Quiz of the Queens' where our residents' knowledge was put to the test. https://t.co/7cr4Ru3npJ
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This app 'Annie' is a virtual tool for community care workers providing dementia care in the home. 'She' guides users through a range of scenarios, to strengthen their dementia care skills. Dementia Australia Dementia Australia @DementiaAus https://t.co/f18wxGaFZO
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