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Aged care costs higher than government recognises

Aged care costs higher than government recognises

The real costs of caring for older Australians are three times what the government believes and funding calculations need an urgent review, warns peak aged care body, Leading Age Services Australia (LASA).

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Lifestyle
Tackling the ‘burning issues’ in aged care

Tackling the ‘burning issues’ in aged care

Just last month, a fire engulfed an aged care facility in northern Mexico, killing at least 16 elderly residents in a pre-dawn inferno. It is just one example of the safety threat care homes are experiencing – and Australia is no stranger to the danger.

Boosting mature age workforce participation

Boosting mature age workforce participation

A partnership to boost mature age participation in the workforce has been made between one of Australia’s largest community based seniors' lifestyle and care providers, IRT Foundation, and the Australian Human Rights Commission.

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