Media Releases

Young leaders taking action to shape the future of age services

Photo: Next Gen Principal Advisor Samantha Bowen addressing young leaders in age services. The next generation of leaders in aged care are mobilising to start shaping the future of age services in Australia. Leading Age Services Australia’s Next Gen program is rolling...

Sector welcomes consumer focus of new aged care quality standards

Leading Age Services Australia (LASA), the voice of aged care, has welcomed the Federal Government’s new Aged Care Quality Standards which take effect from today. “The new standards focus on outcomes for older Australians and reflect the level of care and quality of...

Innovators Recognised for Consumer Focus in Age Services

Two aged care providers, a robotics company, an organisation tackling disadvantage among older Australians, and a start-up helping consumers document the direction of their health care are the winners of the innovAGEING National Awards announced in Sydney last night....

LASA System Supports Safety & Quality Management Long-term

Backed by industry with 150+ subscribers in first three months The new online Safety & Quality Management System from Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) is a business solution designed to support providers beyond 1 July. While the new Aged Care Quality...

Older Australians let down as home care queue continues to grow

Leading Age Services Australia (LASA), the voice of aged care, says the latest data from the Government shows increasing numbers of older Australians assessed as needing care in their homes are not getting care at the level they require. LASA CEO Sean Rooney said it...

Age services sector prepares to honour those who care

Australians are being urged to reach out to people they know who work in aged care on Wednesday 7 August this year and help recognise the positive contribution they make to the lives of our older Australians and the wider community. Aged Care Employee Day is a...