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LASA’s Retirement Village Manager of the Year announced

Last night, the winner and runners up of the LASA Retirement Village Manager of the Year Award were announced at the Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) National Integrated Seniors Housing Conference 2018 on the Gold Coast The winner of the LASA Retirement Village...

It is vital we safeguard our vulnerable elderly against abuse

On the eve of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (15 June), Australia’s peak age services body, Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) reaffirms its position as a strong advocate for the delivery of safe, quality care. LASA CEO Sean Rooney said in an era when the world’s...

Excellence recognised at inaugural Age Services Awards

The outstanding achievements of the age services industry in New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory were recognised at the Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) Excellence in Age Service Awards, sponsored by Hesta, in Sydney last night. LASA CEO Sean...

Holistic response to workforce development vital for aged care industry

Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) CEO Sean Rooney said that Australia is facing a ‘new normal’ of older people in our society as the ‘baby boomer’ generation ages, requiring a major shift in the way we think about the aged care workforce and a holistic response....

Flu Fighters Toolkit 2018

Healthdirect Australia has been engaged by federal and state health departments as part of a national strategy to reduce the impact of influenza on emergency departments and GP’s. Healthdirect Australia has developed a communications toolkit to promote messages about...

LASA National Congress 2018 to shine ‘first light’ on new era of aged care

Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) CEO Sean Rooney said Australia is facing a ‘new normal’ as the ‘baby boomers’ generation ages and it requires a shift in the way we think about ageing and aged care. Mr Rooney said we are witnessing the dawning of a new era where...

Aged care peaks: Quality in aged care is continuously assessed and is not negotiable

The peak bodies representing Australia’s aged care industry today said residential aged care providers strive to provide the highest quality of care to older Australians while continuously improving on standards of care. This is achieved through the dedicated work of...

Wanted: The Next Generation of Young Aged Care Leaders

Aged Care Minister Ken Wyatt AM is calling on young Australians to consider diverse and exciting new careers in the rapidly growing aged care sector. Launching Australia’s first aged care Next Gen Young Leaders Forum in Perth today, Minister Wyatt said strong,...

NEXT GEN Forum to inspire a new wave of young aged care leaders

The NEXT GEN Young Leaders Forum in Perth on Tuesday 15 May is the first event under the NEXT GEN initiative and will be launched by the Federal Minister for Aged Care Hon Ken Wyatt MP. Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) is launching the NEXT GEN initiative to...

Aged Care budget a step in the right direction but much more work to do

Australia’s voice of aged care, Leading Age Services Australia (LASA), said while the 2018-19 Federal Budget is a step in the right direction for older Australians and the age services industry there is much more work to do. LASA CEO Sean Rooney said Australia is...