Leading Age Services Australia has recently announced the appointment of a brand new independent chair, Dr Graeme Blackman OAM.
Aged care providers should take the time to explain to residents the coming changes to the sector, such as the proposed PBS co-payment adjustments.
Increased price competition will be a feature of residential care under the new accommodation payment arrangements, changing how facilities are managed.
Out-of-pocket costs in Australian healthcare can be substantially detrimental, especially for already-strained older Australians.
A new GP video conferencing trial within Australia is expected to enhance how facility residents engage with medical practitioners for advice.
Dementia is a disease that’s highly damaging to those afflicted, and that’s why events such as the National Dementia Research Forum are so important.
Proposed changes to the pension would be detrimental for older Australians currently relying on the funds for food, bills and other necessities.
The aged industry is expected to see a significant number of changes over the next few years, many of which will require change from aged care providers.
Age discrimination is a growing problem within Australia, and one that’s certainly going to be exacerbated by the ageing population.
A new study from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare shows that the ageing Australian population is increasing demand for services.