Aged Care

‘Cruel system’ set to get fresh funding

The federal government continues to whittle away at the lengthy waiting list for home care, announcing that Thursday’s Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) will…

Health & Ageing

Boost for Aussies wanting to age at home

Australians can live in their homes for longer as they age, thanks to new CSIRO tech.

Health & Ageing

Home care packages explained

New research reveals older Aussies lack confidence when accessing home care packages.

Federal Government

Most aged care needs unmet

What it is actually like for people inside the aged care system?

Federal Budget

Extra home care packages a ‘drop in the bucket’

Almost 60,000 older Australian still left waiting despite extra funding.

Staying at home

Highest risks for older people

Those who wish to age at home may not be as safe as they think, according to findings from the aged care royal commission.

Health essentials

Turn care wait from nightmare to dream

Health Services Union wants the Medicare levy to be increased from 2 per cent to 2.65 per cent to pay for improvements in aged care.

Legal & General

How to make a complaint about aged care

Everyone has the right to provide feedback and make a complaint about aged care services they are receiving.

Aged Care

Australians’ attitudes towards ageing

The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety has released new research about Australians’ attitudes towards ageing and aged care.

Aged Care

New care packages a ‘drop in the ocean’

Key groups welcome extra home care packages, but say much more needs to be done.

Government support

Aged care sector eyes ‘wealthy’

Major aged care provider lobbies government for review of means-tested fees to fix the sector’s ‘broken funding model’.

Health & Ageing

Preparation needed to stay at home

New nationwide research has found that older Australians’ desire to remain living at home increases with age.

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