Upcoming Events

Wed 29

LASA Webinar: Designing the future of Aged Care

29 January 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Feb 05

Age Services Industry Forum – Wide Bay Area (QLD)

5 February 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

LASA News

LASA urges action on home care wait times

Leading Age Services Australia (LASA), the voice of aged care, welcomes the increase in the number of home care packages available for older Australians but says the waiting list is still far too long and the Government must act now to bring down wait times. Latest...

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Sector warns of continuing risk of 2020 aged care emergency

The aged care sector warns that, with today’s Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) flagging no additional direct investment for residential and home care, the risk of aged care emergencies looms large in 2020. The Government had already announced $537 million...

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Royal Commission Interim Report response a missed opportunity

Leading Age Services Australia (LASA), the voice of aged care, acknowledges the Prime Minister’s announcement of more than $500 million for aged care in the wake of the Royal Commission’s Interim Report, but more is needed to support older Australians. Prime Minister...

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Input encouraged into WA aged care planning blueprint

Leading Age Services Australia (LASA), the voice of aged care, is urging input into the West Australian State Government’s plan to streamline age care projects by reducing red tape and making planning regulations uniform across local governments. “Making it easier to...

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Only a month to go to LASA Tri-State Conference 2020 in Albury 24-25 Feb with the theme of Ageing well – from polic… https://t.co/uv0vkJj4IS
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Grants are now open for the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flexible Aged Care (NATSIFAC) Program, w… https://t.co/T0KD7qTTcB
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Why industry leaders should think beyond policy boundaries to make a difference in their aged care communities, in… https://t.co/wVBPusoOLK
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We awarded Bill Papazafiropoulos our Rising Star Award for 2019 for his excellent work at Ridleyton Greek Homes for… https://t.co/ofiQqjK5QL
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The home care queue is appalling, with over 112,000 older Australians waiting to receive their approved packages. L… https://t.co/uLzfuXgY1O
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Aged Care Deloraine CEO Charlie Emmerton says it is 'really sad' that the elderly in residential care receive about… https://t.co/bmWRfAphEu
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LASA Members have highlighted the amazing commitment of their staff to the needs of their clients, often regardless… https://t.co/Wy90ooou8v
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The fact that more than half of surveyed facilities – ranging across both country and metropolitan areas - are losi… https://t.co/djgB4eGogF
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