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Meeting needs of ageing CALD Australians

Latest The Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia (FECCA) has released a landmark report to identify research about best practice in meeting the health, wellbeing and social inclusion needs of older Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) Australians as they age. Read more

Aged Care
Retirement
Making housing everyone’s right

Making housing everyone’s right

Australian aged care provider, BaptistCare, has been recognised for its commitment to housing for older Australians and crisis accommodation for women and children, with the organisation receiving its certification as a community housing provider under the new National Regulatory System for Community Housing.

Developing policies around housing for later life

Developing policies around housing for later life

A paper about older Australians and their homes has been written to develop policies around housing for later life. Emily Millane, author of the paper, The Head, The Heart & The House: Health, Care and Quality of Life, gives a summary of her work.

Health
Lifestyle
Threat to RNs on 24/7

Threat to RNs on 24/7

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) has been raising awareness of the potential risk to a requirement which ensures registered nurses are on duty 24 hours a day, seven days a week in nursing homes across New South Wales.

Aged care workers needed 'in the bush'

Aged care workers needed 'in the bush'

A New South Wales government program which funds ageing and disability workers in metropolitan and major regional councils must be extended to rural NSW, Local Government NSW (LGNSW) claims.

Research