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Sadler appointed interim CEO of ACCPA, Rooney steps into other new role

The newly formed Aged & Community Care Providers Association (ACCPA) Board has appointed ACSA CEO Paul Sadler as interim CEO. LASA CEO Sean Rooney has decided to step down from his role and will lead a newly established Project Management Office at ACCPA.

Newly formed Aged & Community Care Providers Association unveils Board structure

The newly formed Aged & Community Care Providers Association has announced its inaugural Board structure, as the organisation works towards being operational by July 2022.

It’s official! LASA and ACSA merge to provide sector with a unified voice and purpose

In a move that being heralded as a "new era" for Australia’s aged care sector, providers across the country will now be represented by a new, single industry association to be called Aged & Community Care Providers Association (ACCPA). BIANCA ROBERTS reports

‘A momentous day for aged care’ as vote passes to confirm LASA and ACSA merger

Members of Leading Aged Services Australia (LASA) and Aged and Community Services Australia (ACSA), have formally passed the a vote to create a single, unitary organisation to represent aged care providers.

Advocacy bodies slam Budget as failing to address aged care quality and workforce issues

The Federal Government has claimed that its 2022/23 Budget offers “a record investment” in Australia’s health care system, including aged care, but aged care advocacy bodies have immediately slammed it for failing to address the crux of the current quality and workforce crises hampering the industry’s recovery.

LASA’s first-of-its-kind Innovation Managers’ Program a sector-specific marvel

“With ongoing sector reforms and pressures we feel that the time is right to deliver practical innovation training for the people who provide aged care services by experts who work within aged care services sector," LASA CEO Sean Rooney, says.

Aged care groups welcome dual COVID and flu jab plan

Aged care peak bodies have welcomed the possibility of residents receiving a fourth dose of a COVID-19 vaccine at the same time as their flu jab.

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.

Partnership to transform dementia care in residential aged care

A partnership project led by the University of Sydney has received funding from the Australian Government to improve the independence, health and wellbeing of people living with dementia in residential aged care.

Govt and peak bodies united in calls for visitors to return to aged care facilities

Aged care minister Richard Colbeck has joined aged care peak bodies ACSA and LASA to encourage more visitors to return to residential aged care facilities across Australia.

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