Media Releases

Appropriate medication is a key element of high quality aged care

Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) CEO Sean Rooney said inappropriate or unsafe medication of older people (Aged-care homes’ drug use slammed as ‘elder abuse’ – The Australian) in residential care is a quality of care issue and one that all Australians would be...

Ellen Fanning Master Of Ceremonies for LASA National Congress 2018

LASA is delighted to announce award winning public affairs journalist Ellen Fanning as MC of Congress 2018. In her 20 year career, Ellen Fanning has interviewed every Australian Prime Minister from Sir John Grey Gorton to Malcolm Turnbull. Ellen has reported politics...

LASA Welcomes Funding For Dementia Care Innovation

The voice of aged care, Leading Age Services Australia (LASA), has today welcomed The Turnbull Government’s announcement of $5.3 million for a pilot project to improve care for people living with dementia, with a particular emphasis on using innovative technologies....

CommBank and KPMG Back Innovation for Older Australians

innovAGEING, Australia’s first innovation network for the aged care industry, has today announced the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) and KPMG Australia as its Foundation Partners. “Today’s announcement is very significant for older Australians and will help...

Commitment to address aged care funding issues welcomed

Australia’s peak age services body, Leading Age Services Australia (LASA), today welcomed Minster for Health Greg Hunt’s commitment to strengthen residential aged care funding following a public address in Sydney yesterday. LASA CEO Sean Rooney said LASA was pleased...

Federal Government oblivious to true cost of aged care

Chief Executive Officer of Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) Sean Rooney said today’s release of the Government’s Aged Care Subsidies and Supplements Rates for the coming financial year shows the Turnbull Government is oblivious to the true cost of providing care...

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Tue 21

RADs,DAPs,RACs & DACs (Brisbane, QLD)

21 August 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Tue 28

Breakfast with the Shadow Minister

28 August 2018 @ 7:15 am - 9:30 am
Wed 29

CHCSS00070 Assist Clients with Medication Skill Set (2 days face to face) – NSW

29 August 2018 @ 9:00 am - 30 August 2018 @ 4:30 pm
Wed 29

The Complaints Matter Workshop (Menora, WA)

29 August 2018 @ 9:00 am - 30 August 2018 @ 4:00 pm