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Aged care facilities across the country enjoy a paw-some time celebrating National Pet Day

Aged care residents, team members, and families at Arcare residences across the nation have celebrated National Pet Day on April 11 with a furry facility invasion.

Couple invite residents and work colleagues to help celebrate their marriage at aged care facility

The Arcare Slacks Creek community has joyfully celebrated the wedding of residence manager Kevin Landles and clinical lead Mary Thompson in a colourful and warm ceremony at the aged care residence on April 8.

Labor’s plans for aged care are targeted but fall short of what’s needed: Opinion

While Labor’s announcements in Anthony Albanese's budget reply speech last week are worthy initiatives, they stop short of the comprehensive plan we need for reform, according to La Trobe University's HAL SWERISSEN.

Fed up aged care workers rally outside Federal Parliament demanding change

The Federal Government was squarely in the campaign sights of aged care workers who rallied outside Federal Parliament yesterday, after being, what they call 'dudded', in Tuesday night's Budget.

Eden aged care residents and staff welcome Uniting to town

Residents and staff of the recently acquired Uniting NSW.ACT residential aged care home in Eden are praising the seamless transition the facility has undergone, particularly considering the unique challenges of dealing with a pandemic at the same time.

ANMF wants action from large private aged care companies on stopping resident violence

The Victorian branch of the ANMF is calling on the largest private and not-for-profit residential aged care groups to urgently adopt its 10-point plan to stop systemic resident and family violence against nurses and personal care workers.

Soldiers rescue Brisbane aged care residents

Soldiers from the 5th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment (5RAR), helped evacuate more than 100 aged care residents from two facilities in Brisbane yesterday during the worst of the flood emergency to hit the Queensland capital.

Govt says reform being delivered a year after royal commission

A year on from the final report of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety, the Morrison Government says it has achieved 'significant reform' across the five pillars of its five year plan to deliver respect, care and dignity for every senior Australian.

Still so much work ahead on aged care reform, industry warns

A once-in-a-generation opportunity to reform aged care is slipping through Australia's grasp, peak industry bodies warn.

Today’s aged care falls well short of how we’d like to be treated – but there is another way

The staff in aged care are currently set up to fail. But the real failure of the system is the lack of funding that prevents making the changes already shown to work better.

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