LASA’s Retirement Village Manager of the Year 2020

LASA is pleased to announce Lauren Jackson-Brown, from Linton Village RSL LifeCare, has been applauded as LASA’s Retirement Village Manager of the Year 2020. The award aims to promote and recognise excellence across the diverse and dynamic fields of endeavour in the...

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Budget 2020: A down payment on a better aged care system?

Leading Age Services Australia (LASA), the voice of aged care, acknowledges the Budget investments in aged care to meet the needs of older Australians and hopes this will be the start of ongoing investment and reform to ensure we have the best possible system to care...

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"I feel a deep gratitude to the staff, who continued to care for us through very difficult times." 94 year-old aged care resident Ron Elphick shares his perspective on why lockdown was necessary for aged care homes. Read his story in The West Australian. #strongvoicehelpinghand https://t.co/WAToOHvK51
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The @LASANextGen comp sponsored by Bank First invites you to nominate a Next Gen age services leader for them to win 2 tix to the LASA Next Gen forum 24 Nov. Nominate in the comments section of the Bank First Facebook post pinned to the top of their page: https://t.co/cQFixcaTda https://t.co/EKYBgE56kN
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Congratulations Princes Court Homes and all of the finalists and winners of LASA's Excellence In Age Services Awards! https://t.co/heNXlfohOo
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75% of Australians living with dementia live at home and require targeted support. COPE is a multi-visit tailored intervention program for people with mild to moderate dementia that is proving more effective than pharmacological treatments. https://t.co/ho2S1BiMlS @DementiaAus
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Older people can experience a vast array of mental health issues. @ELDAC_agedcare has developed resources to help aged care organisations support psychosocial wellbeing for residents and clients in the Residential Aged Care toolkit and Home Care toolkit. https://t.co/9R7ll7oSpo https://t.co/a767XmWrkv
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What is an age-friendly city and how do we create it? The World Health Organisation's Global Age-Friendly Cities Guide can be applied in local planning and help Australian cities support healthy ageing in place. https://t.co/iwMu3aTE5e @ConversationUS
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Let's celebrate the effort and the kindness that's shown by so many of our staff, who go that extra mile - that's something special. @AustAgeAgenda https://t.co/O9zZA8TFlz
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"True wellness-based services need to incorporate the physical, social and emotional aspects of a person's life." Find out more about making wellness the centre of our aged care system, in a piece by Marcus Riley, CEO of our valued LASA Member @ballycara. https://t.co/SXPPTvXiAg
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LASA says the latest StewartBrown @acfps_benchmark report highlights a gaping hole between the rising costs of delivering aged care and funds provided to cover these costs. @AustAgeAgenda https://t.co/PKwucHQ9us
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LASA is advocating to minimise the home care queue and speed up approved services and we need to work with the government to make this happen! @CommunityCareAU https://t.co/UYggVab4t7
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Are you a young leader in age services? Would you like to be supported and nurtured to thrive in your career? Then our monthly @LASANextGen Be Next sessions are for you! Register for our next event on 5 Nov and find out what we have to offer! https://t.co/TAlghCR5K7 #LASANextGen https://t.co/AGMFWBDFKk
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@AustAgeAgenda: Clinical support officer John Sison, physiotherapist Simon Kerrigan and Princes Court Homes are among those recognised for their outstanding achievements in #agedcare in recent awards @LASANational @guidehc_AUS https://t.co/KdPgDEtiNK https://t.co/wHzBAazsOn
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The proposed Senior Dental Benefits Scheme is a win for older Australians and an important part of the provision of quality aged care. https://t.co/ibAnPEwMbP @AustAgeAgenda #strongvoicehelpinghand
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It's never been more important to ensure our workforce is equipped to provide quality care to older Australians. Our LASA Aged Care Training Institute is a national RTO dedicated to delivering first-class learning consistent with the Aged Care Quality S... https://t.co/OWmT5QoH98 https://t.co/usIXKgIHEn
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@RoyalAged: At the close of the Royal Commission's final hearing on Friday, Commissioners had heard from 641 witnesses over 99 days of hearings. We have also received 10,144 submissions from individuals and groups. Thank you to all who have been involved in this important work. #AgedCareRC https://t.co/kS7RbA3kiP
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Join our interactive online workshops designed for the age services industry by the @CSIA_AU in collaboration with @LASANational to help you understand how to keep the customer at the heart of everything you do. Half-day webinars 11 Nov, 18 Nov & 1 Dec. https://t.co/s6UQzDlXEE
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A planned seniors' precinct in Melbourne's western suburbs, which will include residential care, retirement and independent living options plus open space for recreation, is expected to become home to more than 20,000 people. https://t.co/dOhjFQ4f6b @AustAgeAgenda
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Congratulations to our valued LASA Member @IRTgroup on being selected as a Finalist in the 2020 IoT Awards (Health) for their people-tracking solution for locating aged care residents, particularly dementia sufferers who might wander and hurt themselves. https://t.co/50LPKRbWon
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Professor Pollaers says there are several principles in the industry's workforce strategy A Matter of Care that aged care providers should implement now instead of waiting for the Aged Care Royal Commission's final report. Read more here: https://t.co/O2CSYyBfTY @AustAgeAgenda
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How do we move forwards in the face of present uncertainty? If you are an age services innovator or involved in digital transformation, @innovAGEING is offering free 40-minute webinars especially for you! Choose from six webinars, kicking off on 4 Nov. https://t.co/iNo1JtEi54 https://t.co/t0cpkIzz9S
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