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URGENT BUDGET SUPPORT NEEDED FOR RESIDENTIAL AGED CARE

New data released by independent industry analyst StewartBrown shows that 41% of residential aged care providers were making a loss at December 2017 compared with 31% in 2015-16 - and the situation is predicted to get even worse. Aged care peak bodies, Aged &...

Aged care quality is not negotiable

Australia’s voice of aged care, Leading Age Services Australia (LASA), said that the high quality of residential aged care is not negotiable, noting concerns raised by the ABC in media reports today. LASA CEO Sean Rooney said we all want and are striving...

National briefing tour open to all providers of age services

LASA CEO Sean Rooney will hit the road in April to provide an opportunity for industry executives and board members across the country to hear the latest from Canberra on the state of the age services industry. “2018 must be a year of action for age services in...

Aged care workforce is a top priority for Australia

In a rapidly ageing Australia, a high-performing aged care workforce is a national priority. A national approach to planning and monitoring our aged care workforce, including developing a national training and capability framework, and making...

Excellence recognised at Age Services Awards

The outstanding achievements of the age services industry in Queensland were recognised at Leading Age Services Australia’s Excellence in Age Services Awards, sponsored by Hesta and McCullough Robertson Lawyers, on the Gold Coast last night. LASA CEO Sean Rooney said...