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Older Australians let down as home care queue continues to grow

Leading Age Services Australia (LASA), the voice of aged care, says the latest data from the Government shows increasing numbers of older Australians assessed as needing care in their homes are not getting care at the level they require. LASA CEO Sean Rooney said it...

Age services sector prepares to honour those who care

Australians are being urged to reach out to people they know who work in aged care on Wednesday 7 August this year and help recognise the positive contribution they make to the lives of our older Australians and the wider community. Aged Care Employee Day is a...

Government must act to support older Australians as financial results for providers worsen

Leading Age Services Australia (LASA), the voice of aged care, says the latest report on the financial performance of the aged care sector, showing worsening financial results for the sector, puts more pressure on the Government to boost funding to the industry as a...

Hundreds of Village Managers to benefit with career progression

LASA and the DCM Institute announce professional development alliance: DCM Village Management program to contribute to LASA Leadership & Management Diploma. Against a backdrop of increasing regulation, the retirement village sector is responding to the growing...

Wages outcome puts more pressure on aged care – LASA urges funding response

Leading Age Services Australia (LASA), the voice of aged care, says that a funding response from Government is needed to allow providers to action yesterday’s decision to increase Modern Award rates of pay by 3 per cent without compromising services for older...

Excellence in WA age services recognised

        Pictured above (l-r) are: Rising Star Nicole Trueman (KinCare), the Bethanie Nurse Leaders Team, and Individual winner Linda Kuuse (Stirling Community Care) and the team from EPIS Incorporated. The best in age services from across Western...

LASA calls for urgent action from new Minister

Leading Age Services Australia (LASA), the voice of aged care, has today congratulated Senator Richard Colbeck on his appointment as Minister for Aged Care and Senior Australians and says making aged care better must be an urgent priority for the Morrison Government....

Excellence In Age Services Finalists For WA Announced

The best of age services in Western Australia will be in the spotlight when the LASA Excellence in Age Services Awards are announced at LASA’s inaugural WA State Conference in Perth next Wednesday evening, 29 May. The awards promote and recognise excellence across the...

Making Aged Care Better Must Be a Priority For New Government

  Leading Age Services Australia (LASA), the voice of aged care, has congratulated Prime Minister Scott Morrison on the Coalition’s election win and says aged care must be a priority for this Government. LASA CEO Sean Rooney says the Prime Minister has said that...

Expo to Focus on Ageing Well

With more than 100 stands and seminars on two stages, the third Care and Ageing Expo at the Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre over the weekend of August 3 and 4, will focus on products and information enabling older people to enjoy the ageing process. An...