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Providers welcome MYEFO focus on caring for older Australians

Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) says today’s Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) is a step in the right direction for aged care but more support for older Australians and the age services industry is urgently needed. The Government has announced more...

Retirement Living Code of Conduct launched

The retirement living industry has today officially launched a new industry code of conduct and is urging all retirement village operators to sign up over the next 12 months to demonstrate their commitment to high standards and resident satisfaction. The Retirement...

MYEFO an Opportunity for Government to Back Older Australians

Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) says next week’s Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) is an opportunity for the Federal Government to show its commitment to supporting older Australians and the age services industry. LASA CEO Sean Rooney says providing...

Consumer experience reporting demonstrates aged care system commitment to continuous improvement

Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) says new data on consumer experience in aged care services released today demonstrates the industry’s commitment to transparency, quality and continuous improvement. The Consumer Experience reports published for the first time by...

Retirement living industry needs more time to comply with Qld housing legislation – LASA

Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) has called on the Queensland Government to revise the go-live date for changes to the Housing Legislation Amendment Act (HLAA) saying the retirement living industry has not been given enough time to comply. The Government informed...

Nominations Open for Excellence in Age Services Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2019 Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) Excellence in Age Services Awards and LASA Members are urged to get their entries in. LASA Chief Executive Officer Sean Rooney said the Awards aim to promote and recognise excellence across...

Home Care Not Keeping Up with Demand

Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) says data contained in the latest Home Care Packages Program report shows that too many older Australians are not getting care at the level they require. Analysis of the quarterly report (1 July – 30 Sept) confirms two key issues...

Aged Care Industry Proactive on New Quality Standards

Leading Age Services Australia (LASA), the voice of aged care, has welcomed the Federal Government’s new Aged Care Quality Standards saying its Members have been working for several months to successfully transition to the new single set of standards which take effect...

New Enquiry Framework For Aged Care Providers Released

In response to an increasing number of escalations of non-payment of government subsidies, duplication of subsidies and time taken to resolve these issues, Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) has collaborated with the Department of Human Services in developing a new...

Aged Care Issues in the Spotlight at Regional Forum

Aged Care in the Yorke Peninsula and Lower North will be on the agenda at a regional forum in Port Broughton on Tuesday 20 November. The national peak body for aged care, Leading Age Services Australia (LASA), is hosting the forum to provide information to local...