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innovAGEING National Awards Winners 2021

innovAGEING and its Foundation Partners, the Commonwealth Bank and KPMG Australia, are honoured to announce the winners of the 2021 innovAGEING National Awards. From a village-like community, to de-institutionalising age services, innovative manual handling training...

Aged care providers welcome new National Aged Care Advisory Council

The Australian Aged Care Collaboration (AACC) welcomes the establishment of the National Aged Care Advisory Council as recommended by the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety and announced by the Federal Government today. The 17-member Advisory Council...

Home and community aged care staff encouraged to get vaccinated

Aged care staff who work in home care and community services are encouraged to get their COVID-19 vaccinations as soon as possible so they can increase protection for the vulnerable older Australians they care for. There has been an overwhelmingly positive response to...

Analysis of Delta outbreaks needed

LASA is calling on the Federal Government to conduct on an independent analysis of Delta COVID-19 outbreaks in aged care to inform the sector on keeping residents and staff safe as we begin living with COVID. LASA CEO Sean Rooney welcomed the release by the government...

Finalists for LASA innovAGEING Awards announced

innovAGEING, along with its Foundation Partners the Commonwealth Bank and KPMG Australia, is delighted to announce the finalists for the 2021 innovAGEING National Awards. The organisation finalists in the six categories are: Age Services Innovator of the Year Award...

LASA supports making a big difference in dementia

LASA is supporting Dementia Australia during Dementia Action Week 2021. Over 470,000 Australians are living with dementia with a further 1.6 million people caring for them. Around 70 per cent of people with dementia live in the community and more than two-thirds of...

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