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LASA announces changes

LatestLASA announces changes

Industry peak body for age service providers, Leading Age Services Australia (LASA), has announced the appointment of Dr Graeme Blackman OAM as its independent chair, taking over the role from Governor General Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC. Read more

Transition care for older people

Latest More than half of older people who received care as part of the Transition Care Program (TCP) following a stay in hospital returned to live in the community, according to a report released recently by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). Read more

Aged Care
Retirement
$100 million retirement development underway

$100 million retirement development underway

A Queensland residential and community care provider has contracted Grindley Construction for the first phase of stage one of Kingsford Terrace, the organisation’s $100 million retirement living development.

Win copy of vital aged care handbook

Win copy of vital aged care handbook

An aged care handbook, originally published in 2011, has been relaunched to reflect the new residential aged and home care fees and charges which were introduced in July.

Retirement incomes review needed

Retirement incomes review needed

A new report supports calls for the federal government to prepare a comprehensive review evaluating pension, superannuation, taxation and mature workforce issues.

Health
Lifestyle
Staff get inspired by care

Staff get inspired by care

Aged care services provider, UnitingCare Ageing NSW.ACT, has recognised and honoured some of its many staff during the organisation’s annual Inspired Care Carol Penning Awards.

Recognising, respecting and rewarding care

Recognising, respecting and rewarding care

Innovation and customer focus in aged and community care have been rewarded at the Australian Aged Care Quality Agency's Better Practice Awards in Sydney this morning.

Trade in your old hearing aids and win!

Trade in your old hearing aids and win!

SPONSORED STORY: A new program has launched to find the owners of Australia's oldest hearing aid, in every Australian state and territory, to reward them with a brand new replacement.

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