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Abbott hints at changes to workforce compact - Australian Ageing Agenda: Aged Care and Retirement Industry News and Issues

Abbott hints at changes to workforce compact - Australian Ageing Agenda: Aged Care and Retirement Industry News and Issues | Leading Age Services | Scoop.it
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Time to get your head around the aged-care overhaul

Time to get your head around the aged-care overhaul | Leading Age Services | Scoop.it
IF you think you don't know a lot about the new rules on aged-care policy, you are not alone.
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Aussies living and working longer, but some doing it tough (AIHW)

Australians are living longer, are better educated and extending their stay in the workforce, but some people continue to be disadvantaged, according to the latest welfare report card from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).
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Aged Care Industry Speaks on Rudd and Abbott Debate | Aged Care Online Blog

Aged Care Industry Speaks on Rudd and Abbott Debate | Aged Care Online Blog | Leading Age Services | Scoop.it
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Labor pledges $20 million in grants to Sydney's Muslim and Lebanese Christian communities

Labor pledges $20 million in grants to Sydney's Muslim and Lebanese Christian communities | Leading Age Services | Scoop.it
AT least $20 million in grants will be given for aged care facilities in western suburbs seats as Labor continues to woo Sydney's Muslim and Lebanese Christian communities.
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AM - Elderly facing a homeless trap 30/07/2013

AM - Elderly facing a homeless trap 30/07/2013 | Leading Age Services | Scoop.it
Everyone knows that the rental market can be tight competitive and expensive Its hard enough for people earning a wage but for elderly Australians on the pension the high cost of rental can be a t
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One-stop-shop rights at retirement guide released | Australian Human Rights Commission

One-stop-shop rights at retirement guide released | Australian Human Rights Commission | Leading Age Services | Scoop.it
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Better Practice Awards 2013 Parent Page | Aged Care Standards and Accreditation Agency

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Reducing sedative use in aged care » Transforming the Nation's Healthcare

Reducing sedative use in aged care » Transforming the Nation's Healthcare | Leading Age Services | Scoop.it
Following a successful trial in Tasmania, a new $3 million national program aims to change how psychotropic medicines are used in residential aged care.
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In death, there's a lot of living

In death, there's a lot of living | Leading Age Services | Scoop.it
Farewelling a loved one is a profound experience, writes Daniella Miletic in the first of a five-part series.
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Aged care providers can’t deny workers better wages and improved training

The Australian Nursing Federation is the union for registered nurses, enrolled nurses, midwives, assistants in nursing doing nursing work in every state and territory throughout Australia. You couldn't be in better hands.
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Bed gridlock as aged-care homes fill up

Bed gridlock as aged-care homes fill up | Leading Age Services | Scoop.it
Dozens of elderly people are stuck in Canberra’s hospitals waiting for places in aged care facilities.
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Opinion: LLLB a boon for the bush - Australian Ageing Agenda: Aged Care and Retirement Industry News and Issues

Opinion: LLLB a boon for the bush - Australian Ageing Agenda: Aged Care and Retirement Industry News and Issues | Leading Age Services | Scoop.it
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DoHA faces possible class action - Australian Ageing Agenda: Aged Care and Retirement Industry News and Issues

DoHA faces possible class action - Australian Ageing Agenda: Aged Care and Retirement Industry News and Issues | Leading Age Services | Scoop.it
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Monash proposal puts aged care onto agenda

Monash proposal puts aged care onto agenda | Leading Age Services | Scoop.it
Distressed elderly residents have taken to YouTube to condemn the City of Monash proposal to sell off two aged-care homes.
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More access points for Seniors' Mobility and Enabling Fund - Channel NewsAsia

There are now more access points for seniors in Singapore to head to, to apply for the Seniors' Mobility and Enabling Fund (SMF). Announcing this, Minister of State for Health Amy Khor said the number of locations has been increased to 114.
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Leaders’ aged care comments shock sector

Leaders’ aged care comments shock sector | Leading Age Services | Scoop.it
Aged care industry leaders were less than impressed by the vague and apparently ill-informed answers from both Kevin Rudd and Tony Abbott when they were asked about the sector in Sunday’s night’s election debate.
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Ageing criminals are turning Queensland prisons into costly aged-care homes

Ageing criminals are turning Queensland prisons into costly aged-care homes | Leading Age Services | Scoop.it
AGED care "on the inside" is set to become a massive financial burden on Queenslanders as criminals turn prisons into aged-care homes.
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Want to live to 100? Here's what you have to do

Want to live to 100? Here's what you have to do | Leading Age Services | Scoop.it
SO, you want to live to 100? Maybe 110? Or more?
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Profiles of Older Patients in the Emergency Department: Findings From the interRAI Multinational Emergency Department Study

Annals of Emergency Medicine, Volume null, Issue null, Pages null, null, Authors:Leonard C. Gray, MD, PhD; Nancye M. Peel, PhD; Andrew P. Costa, PhD; Ellen Burkett, MBBS; Aparajit B. Dey, MD; Palmi V.
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IT in aged care leadership committee announced - Australian Ageing Agenda: Aged Care and Retirement Industry News and Issues

IT in aged care leadership committee announced - Australian Ageing Agenda: Aged Care and Retirement Industry News and Issues | Leading Age Services | Scoop.it
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Many happy returns for aged care sector

Many happy returns for aged care sector | Leading Age Services | Scoop.it
Growing bed demands and positive earnings point to rosy outlook for investment in residential care for the elderly.
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Families in Lateline report deserve answers: Laverty - Australian Ageing Agenda: Aged Care and Retirement Industry News and Issues

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Ita Buttrose vows to shame governments into acting on aged care after nursing home abuse revelations - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Ita Buttrose vows to shame governments into acting on aged care after nursing home abuse revelations - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Leading Age Services | Scoop.it
Alzheimer's Australia head Ita Buttrose says she will shame governments into acting on aged care. The comments from Ms Buttrose, who is the 2013 Australian of the Year, come after of widespread abuse in Australian nursing homes.
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Minister launches NBN telehealth pilot - Australian Ageing Agenda: Aged Care and Retirement Industry News and Issues

Minister launches NBN telehealth pilot - Australian Ageing Agenda: Aged Care and Retirement Industry News and Issues | Leading Age Services | Scoop.it
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