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Paul Sadler

Winners of 2022 Excellence in Age Services Awards announced

The winners of the 2022 Excellence in Age Services Awards and the Retirement Village Manager of the Year have been announced in a ceremony celebrating Aged Care Employee Day at the weekend.

Leading sector advocacy bodies welcome new legislation

Aged & Community Care Providers Association (ACCPA) and Older Persons Advocacy Network (OPAN) have welcomed the tabling in federal parliament of two new pieces of legislation which they say shows the Government is serious about fixing aged care.

ADF to continue assisting aged care facilities for at least two more months

ADF support for Australia's aged care sector has been boosted and extended until at least the end of September, with COVID-19 outbreaks infecting 6000 residents and 3250 staff across the country.

Calls for more assistance as a third of aged care facilities now hit by COVID

Aged care providers are calling for urgent action to protect residents and staff from a winter COVID-19 wave which is hitting more than one third of the nation's facilities.

ACCPA says Govt’s COVID third wave measures a great step but more needs to be done

The Federal Government’s decision to extend or reinstate measures to support workers infected by COVID-19 in the third wave now sweeping the nation has been welcomed by the Aged & Community Care Providers Association.

ACCPA welcomes aged care minister’s acknowledgement of sector’s dire situation

ACCPA has welcomed acknowledgement by the new minister for aged care, Anika Wells, that aged and community care needs “urgent reform as quickly as possible” and that the situation is worse than initially thought.

Aged Care Employee Day a chance to celebrate our workers and say ‘thanks for caring’

Aged care providers, residents and families are being invited to join ACCPA and say a giant ‘thanks for caring’ to our sector's dedicated and compassionate aged care staff to mark Aged Care Employee Day this August.

Aged care subsidy indexation figure ‘dire news for providers’: ACCPA

Aged care providers are seeking an urgent explanation from the Federal Government following today’s 'extremely disappointing' announcement that subsidies paid by Government to providers to care for and support older Australians will increase by only 1.7 per cent during 2022-23.

Providers under growing financial pressure and in need of Govt assistance: Sadler

ACCPA Interim CEO Paul Sadler has told Aged Care News that many providers could be forced out of the sector without Government funding that will allow them to meet the increasing costs of providing quality care and support. BIANCA ROBERTS reports

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.

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