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Aged Care News Staff


Mardi Gras party joy in Queensland LGBTIQ aged care facility

Arcare Parkwood, a Queensland LGBTIQ+ accredited aged care residence, has brought Sydney Mardi Gras celebrations to its residents this week, according to qnews.com.au.

The Maggie Beer Foundation’s urgent fight for improved food and nutrition in Aged Care

Residents at Shepparton's Menarock Life Aged Care facility were thrilled this week to receive a special Easter visit by a group of community-minded local tradies just prior to the Easter long weekend.

Royal commission final report recommends specialised aged care for stolen generations survivors

The Healing Foundation has welcomed the recommendations of the Aged Care Royal Commission Final Report that recognise the specialised aged care needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, including urgent trauma-aware and healing-informed services and care.

New research challenges long-held theories of Alzheimer’s disease progression

Macquarie University dementia researchers have harnessed a system previously used for cancer research in a major discovery that debunks previous thinking on Alzheimer’s Disease development.

Government considering levy increase to fund aged care reforms

The Morrison government has left the door open to a tax increase to find billions of dollars needed to fix Australia's besieged aged care system.

Role of nurses needs to be expanded in aged care reform

The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) has welcomed the delivery of the final report of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety, saying that the Federal Government now has two clear roadmaps to reforming the sector.

Government’s first response to royal commission is $452m pledge for sector

The final report, and its 148 recommendations, was made public on Monday after a two-year inquiry which heard countless tales of abuse and neglect. 

Govt handed aged care royal commission final report

The aged care royal commission has handed its final report to the Federal Government after years of harrowing evidence at hearings across the nation. 

League tables on best and worst nursing homes must be made public: SA Senator

South Australian senator Stirling Griff will lobby the Federal Government to make public league tables which name Australia’s best and worst performing aged-care providers.

Monash University aged care advocacy group makes UN submission on aged care quality during COVID

The Castan Centre for Human Rights Law at Monash University and the Professor Joe Aged Care Advocacy Group have made a submission to the United Nations Independent Expert on the enjoyment of all human rights by older persons.

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