Media Releases

New State of the Sector videos on COVID-19

In partnership with LASA, Altura Learning has released two new videos on the continued effects COVID-19 is having on residential care facilities, home and community care services, and retirement living operators. LASA CEO Sean Rooney discusses the precautions...

LASA supports mitigation strategies to protect older Australians

Leading Age Services Australia (LASA), the voice of aged care, supports measures to reduce the risk of vulnerable older Australians becoming infected with COVID-19, including the Aged Care Minister’s suggested visitor restrictions in aged care homes. “This is about...

COVID-19: LASA CEO radio interviews

ABC Radio Perth 13 March 2020 LASA CEO Sean Rooney tells Jessica Strutt on ABC Drive Perth that if you have a loved one in care, play it safe. If you have flu-like symptoms or think you are at risk of COVID-19 in any way, do not visit your loved ones and put them or...

LASA welcomes COVID-19 aged care funding

LASA welcomes the Government’s $101.2 million commitment specifically for aged care to tackle COVID-19 but will work closely with authorities for more support as needed. Part of a $2.4 billion COVID-19 health package, the funding will provide extra training for aged...