Home care wait list falls to a year but reform still needed

LASA welcomes government estimates that maximum home care wait times have fallen to a year or less, down from almost three years in 2018-19. “The reduction in home care wait times to a year or less is a major milestone for aged care and older Australians,” said LASA’s...

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"It's nice to have a job where I go home and I know I've made a difference every single day."—Former English teacher Blake, who now works in community aged care for @ECH_Inc. As a community, let's say #thanksforcaring this Aged Care Employee Day 7 August. https://t.co/ebVWO8ZLPh
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The next @innovAGEING webinar series will kick off next week, giving #agedcare providers a fabulous opportunity to learn how to change and improve in a constantly shifting age services landscape. Are you ready to reframe innovation to meet this challenge? https://t.co/3TqgSNRqr2 https://t.co/sMwYlHRz0f
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Wendy says just a smile and a thank you makes it all worthwhile. "I love it. I love working with the residents." Watch this beautiful video from @unitingsa, created for Aged Care Employee Day 7 August. It's heartwarming. Grab the tissues. https://t.co/Jw1hOtJjhr #thanksforcaring
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There is much opportunity for passionate work in ageing and disability @dtwdwa https://t.co/ynonZqvnfl
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Chris Mamarelis @WhiddonAgedCare CEO says Aged Care Employee Day is an opportunity for us to thank all people working in #agedcare. "Everything you do, every day, matters and makes a difference." Let's say #thanksforcaring on 7 August. https://t.co/xByNphqEE4 #ACED2021
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Our monthly online Be Next sessions create a space for young leaders to reflect on their future and lean into their leadership potential. Our next BeNext session will be held 5 August. Proudly supported by @Ausmed. Find out more: https://t.co/TAlghCR5K7 @LASANextGen https://t.co/51PSopEtC6
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It's important #agedcare workers learn how to deal with grief in the workplace. Get in touch with @ELDAC_agedcare to find out what's available to support your #workforce. https://t.co/6jbpsD9bcy
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@carinity_org: Have you seen The Residences at Brownesholme, Carinity's new #agedcare site near Toowoomba? Explore inside the $32-million community with a homestead feel with our 360° virtual tour. https://t.co/zzupXouRuq @agedcareonline @HelloCareAU @LASANational @twbchamber @7NewsToowoomba https://t.co/nbWkIlJ2aV
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"Aged care workers are the backbone of the aged care system."—@CraigGear OAM, CEO of the Older Persons Advocacy Network. Thanks Craig, for helping us say #thanksforcaring ahead of Aged Care Employee Day on 7 August. Watch Craig's full #ACED2021 message: https://t.co/oHQv4rtAJL
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@DementiaAus CEO Maree McCabe lends her support to Aged Care Employee Day. We encourage all Australians to say #thanksforcaring to the people who help care for your loved ones, on Saturday 7 August. Watch Maree's full #ACED2021 message here: https://t.co/8m4bSMcQcB
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@DementiaAus has developed some terrific resources to help support people living with #dementia. https://t.co/hJdCGRZZEt
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Wonderful story @HelpingHandAust, great to see stories of compassion and quality care featured in the media. #agedcare #eldercare https://t.co/Bku8b2dure
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@PallCareNSW: Take care of yourselves during extended lockdown. Here's a free workshop for all those working with, and caring for, someone in aged care. https://t.co/5O2KIaHLgj
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@AustAgeAgenda: A @SydUni study has found that many new #agedcare residents have existing oral health conditions before they enter residential aged care https://t.co/ZkVP8z8blq https://t.co/EqGmXx46ob
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Join us for our Home Care Virtual Forum online on 8 September to explore the broader considerations and reforms needed in order to expand home care and home care offerings, including into #residentialcare. Find out more: https://t.co/avKtkVr5Tz #strongvoicehelpinghand https://t.co/XOQx1Lt8zO
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@HESTASuper @roymorganonline Congratulations, @HESTASuper, a wonderful achievement.
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Integrated #agedcare is becoming increasingly popular, and offers older people an alternative way to age in place. Read more in @AustAgeAgenda https://t.co/sH8cw87R7z
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