URGENT BUDGET SUPPORT NEEDED FOR RESIDENTIAL AGED CARE

New data released by independent industry analyst StewartBrown shows that 41% of residential aged care providers were making a loss at December 2017 compared with 31% in 2015-16 – and the situation is predicted to get even worse. Aged care peak bodies, Aged...

Aged care quality is not negotiable

Australia’s voice of aged care, Leading Age Services Australia (LASA), said that the high quality of residential aged care is not negotiable, noting concerns raised by the ABC in media reports today. LASA CEO Sean Rooney said we all want and are striving to deliver...