Media Releases

A message from aged care to Australia

Aged care services are working hard to keep older Australians safe - and we need your help Aged care services are at the forefront of saving lives during the coronavirus pandemic, committed staff working harder than ever before to keep hundreds of thousands of...

Will aged care homes survive the pandemic?

The aged care sector can't continue with the heavy cost of keeping home care residents safe from the virus, and the industry is at risk of collapse. This ABC Radio interview features LASA CEO Sean Rooney alongside Associate Professor Noleen Bennett, Senior Infection...

Enhanced visitation protections are for public health and safety

Almost 1,000 aged care providers and their representatives have endorsed strong requests for support put to the Aged Care Minister and the Chief Medical Officer during a national webinar. Everyone agrees that public safety is the most important thing during this...

Aged care visits confusion – LASA CEO on radio

LASA CEO Sean Rooney says comments made by the Prime Minister and some State Premiers about restrictions on people visiting residential care homes are confusing for providers, residents and their families. Click on the image to hear his 6PR radio interview.