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New policy to tackle elder abuse

Latest Aged care workers in New South Wales will be better alerted to the risk of elder abuse and appropriately trained to respond in a timely manner, with the introduction of a new prevention guide. Read more

Aged Care
Retirement
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.

Communication crisis in aged care

Communication crisis in aged care

Aged care communications strategist, Ingrid Svendsen, claims, despite a wealth of evidence to the contrary, many providers in the aged and community care sector persist in their belief that a communications crisis will never happen to them.

Health
Lifestyle
Concerns with police checks in care

Concerns with police checks in care

An industry alert has been distributed to provide clarification about compliance with police certificate requirements when residential aged care, home care and respite care providers broker or subcontract to organisations that provide aged care services on their behalf.

Keeping older Victorians ‘connected’ to technology

Keeping older Victorians ‘connected’ to technology

A new program will help older Victorians learn more about computers, smartphones and tablet technology. The Victorian Coalition government has partnered with Telstra through the Seniors Card Age Friendly Partners Program to roll out a free training program that encourages more seniors to embrace technology.

Fred’s ‘volunteering’ Fridays

Fred’s ‘volunteering’ Fridays

Fred Artis drives more than 80 kilometres every Friday to encourage older people to continue pursuing their passions. At 77 years old, Mr Artis has been an ACH Group volunteer for more than 14 years.

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