Commitment to address aged care funding issues welcomed

Australia’s peak age services body, Leading Age Services Australia (LASA), today welcomed Minster for Health Greg Hunt’s commitment to strengthen residential aged care funding following a public address in Sydney yesterday. LASA CEO Sean Rooney said LASA was pleased...

Transition to new quality standards begins

Transition to the new Aged Care Quality Standards (the Standards) has begun. The Standards will apply to all aged care services including residential care, home care, flexible care and services under the Commonwealth Home Support Program. Assessment and monitoring...

Palliative Care Access to Core Medicines

The Palliative Care Access to Core Medicines (PCAM) project aims to support palliative care in the community through enhanced planning and access to essential medicines in aid of people who wish to die at home. A Core Medicines List (CML) has been developed which...