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Presbyterian Church announces it is selling Gosford and Newcastle nursing homes

In a shock announcement, the Presbyterian Church says it is stepping away from its facilities in Stockton and East Gosford, leaving hundreds of residents and staff at the two regional New South Wales aged care homes in limbo.

Free training modules launched to address gaps identified by royal commission

A new suite of free online training modules for frontline residential aged care workers is launching from July 1.

Nurse of the Year was always destined for caring profession

Those who know Western Australian nurse Deborah Jones might tell you she was born for a role in the caring profession. Even an unsuspecting insurance...

LASA’s call-out for Next Gen Ambassadors to help build aged care’s future

Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) Next Gen is appealing to younger age care workers to join it's ambassador program this month.

Rockingham aged care nurse wins 2020 WA Nurse of the Year

An aged care nurse who's job it is to assist elderly patients to safely negotiate their move from hospital to their home has been announced as Nurse of the Year for 2020.

Dementia Australia welcomes transformational Federal Budget investment

Dementia Australia chair, Professor Graeme Samuel, said on behalf of the half a million people living with dementia and the 1.6 million people involved in their care he is extremely grateful for the $229.4 million allocated in the Federal Budget to dementia.

Catholic Health Australia welcomes aged care package

The Federal Government's formal response to the Royal Commission in Aged Care, namely its $17.7 billion package has been described by Catholic Health Australia (CHA) as 'a landmark moment for older Australians'.

LASA shows strong support for nurses in aged care

This International Nurses Day, May 21 , LASA is supporting extra nurses in aged care and a workforce program to attract and retain nursing talent in the industry. 

Highfields aged care community nearing completion

A new Carinity aged care community north of Toowoomba is set to open mid-year, providing a home to almost 100 seniors.

ANMF launches new national aged care campaign: ‘It’s not too much’

The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) has launched its new national campaign aimed at ensuring that aged care is a priority in the upcoming 2021 Budget and that the Morrison Government introduces urgently-needed laws that mandate safe, staff ratios in every nursing home, 24/7.

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