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LASA Welcomes Commencement of Royal Commission into Aged Care

Leading Age Services Australia (LASA), the voice of aged care, has welcomed the commencement of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety in Adelaide today saying aged care is an issue of national importance that is too important not to get right. Chief...

Peaks unite to support formation of Aged Care Workforce Industry Council

Australia’s aged care sector has thrown its support behind the establishment of the first industry leadership group dedicated to transforming the sector’s workforce to improve services to consumers. The Aged Care Guild, ACSA and LASA are committed to the establishment...

Aged Care an Issue of National Importance – too important not to get right

Ahead of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety, Leading Age Services Australia (LASA), the voice of aged care, says aged care is an issue of national importance and is too important not to get right. The Royal Commission commences on Friday (18...

Quality and Safety Commissioner to meet with age services industry at LASA Tri-State Conference

Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) has announced that Aged Care Quality and Safety Commissioner Janet Anderson will meet with Members and address LASA’s Tri-State Conference in Albury next month. The Tri-State Conference, to be held from 24-26 February, brings...

Latest Data Highlights Ongoing Financial Challenges for Aged Care

Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) Chief Executive Officer Sean Rooney says new figures from a leading industry analyst show ongoing financial challenges for aged care providers in residential care and home care. The September 2018 Aged Care Financial Performance...

Minister misses the mark in attack on industry

Leading Age Services Australia (LASA), the voice of aged care, says Queensland Housing Minister Mick De Brenni has missed the mark by publicly blaming the Retirement Village industry for not alerting the Government to a loophole in its legislation. LASA CEO Sean...

Industry Welcomes New Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission

Leading Age Services Australia (LASA), the voice of aged care, has welcomed the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission which commenced operations today. Chief Executive Sean Rooney said LASA is looking forward to working with the Commission to ensure the highest...

Aged Care Employee Day 2019 – Mark your calendars!

All in the age services industry are encouraged to mark their calendars and start planning for Aged Care Employee Day on 7 August 2019. Aged Care Employee Day is an official day to thank, honour, recognise and celebrate the hundreds of thousands of people who work in...

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...