News tagged with Aged Care

Aged Care – trying to find a pathwayOctober 11 -

 

Arranging subsidised help at home for yourself or a loved one can be challenging. Hear the first-person account of speaker Kirsty Chalmers’ journey through the system as she supported her ... ...

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COTA Australia welcomes terms of reference for Royal Commission, but cautions against delays to urgent reforms

 

Leading seniors advocacy group, COTA Australia, today welcomed the official establishment of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety and the development of the Letters Patent (Terms of ... ...

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COTA Australia: 5 urgent fixes needed in aged care right now

 

Australia’s peak advocacy body for older Australians COTA Australia today outlined the five priority fixes that need to occur in the near future to address well documented failures in aged ... ...

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Royal Commission must review penalties for abuse in aged care, and appropriate methods of monitoring potential abuse

 

The Aged Care Royal Commission must investigate an appropriate range of penalties for neglect, excessive restraint and abuse in residential aged care and the need for more effective monitoring of ... ...

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Royal Commission must review penalties for abuse in aged care, and appropriate methods of monitoring potential abuse

 

The Aged Care Royal Commission must investigate an appropriate range of penalties for neglect, excessive restraint and abuse in residential aged care and the need for more effective monitoring of ... ...

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Four Corners highlights unacceptable breaches of aged care standards and professional and medical standards

 

Appalling incidents of neglect and system failures in aged care catalogued by the ABC highlights the need to continue reforms to protect older Australians in nursing homes, says Australia’s peak ... ...

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12 months on from Tune Review Report government needs to finish the job of aged care reform

MEDIA RELEASE On the one year anniversary of the Tune Review Report into aged care being handed to government, COTA Australia, the leading advocacy organisation for older Australian, is calling ... ...

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Tax avoidance by for-profit aged care companies

 

A new report presents preliminary analysis demonstrating how for-profit aged care providers use known loopholes in the system and cleverly disguised corporate structures and tactics to maximise operating income and ... ...

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Aged care wait lists an “unacceptable problem”

 

The volume of people waiting for a Home Care Package in Australia is “an unacceptable problem” according to Ian Yates, CEO COTA Australia. “There are a lot of people who ... ...

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Your Choice, Your Life

 

COTA has received funding from the State Trustee Australia Foundation to help gain a better understanding of your needs and what you do to have a ‘good life’. This is ... ...

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