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Podcast

Podcast: At last, a common-sense approach to home care

Host John Deeks speaks with Mable CEO and co-founder Peter Scutt about his mission to enable a life, not a service, for those seeking home care

Aged Care

New data shows how to make big savings on home care

Government update shows how administration fees are eating into some home care packages.

Podcasts

The critical aged care changes that simply can't wait

RMIT's Professor Sara Charlesworth gives her view on the aged care royal commission's final report.

Aged Care

Key questions to ask when choosing a home care provider

Fees are only part of the equation in finding the provider who best fits your lifestyle, says aged care industry insider Gareth Mahon.

Aged Care

Home care package waiting lists slammed as a 'critical failure'

There are almost 100,000 elderly Australians who are waiting for funding to access their approved level of home care package.

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

New tech grants the home care wishes of the majority of older Aussies

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

Health & Ageing

Understanding home care packages so you can access them when needed

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

Federal Government

Majority of aged care residents don’t feel their needs are met

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

Older people ageing at home face the highest risks

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

‘No-one should wait longer than a month for home care’

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.

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