News tagged with COTA Australia

COTA Victoria Annual General Meeting 2018November 28 -

 

COTA Victoria invites you to attend our Annual General Meeting 2018 Book on-line  Time: 9:30 a.m. for a 10.00 a.m. start Date: Wednesday 28 November, 2018 Venue: Melbourne Multicultural Hub ... ...

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Reminiscing Story Cards the perfect Christmas Gift for your parents and grandparents

 

A resource that assists older people to tell their stories With time to reminisce and a bit of prompting, we all have stories to tell. Reminiscing in a supportive environment and ... ...

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COTA Australia welcomes appointment of first Aged Care Quality and Safety Commissioner

 

COTA Australia, welcomes the appointment of Janet Anderson as the first aged care quality and safety commissioner. ...

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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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Message from the CEO

 

COTA believes that ageing is a time of possibility, opportunity and influence. The Australian Government is beginning to align with with this vision, recognising that Australians are living longer and ... ...

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Older Australians welcome stronger, streamlined aged care quality and safety agency

Australia’s leading advocacy body for older Australians and aged care consumers, COTA Australia, has welcomed the Government’s announcement, reported in media overnight, that a new streamlined Aged Care Safety and ... ...

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Call to action for elder abuse to be addressed head-on

 

Advocacy bodies, seniors’ groups and community legal services have joined forces to commit unanimously to tackling elder abuse and are calling for immediate action on a national scale. ...

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Fight elder abuse: National Elder Abuse conference

 

Politicians, aged care providers, industry stakeholders and advocacy groups are congregating in Sydney today and tomorrow for the 5th National Elder Abuse Conference – Together Making Change. The last 18 ... ...

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Reminiscing Story Cards

 

Reminiscing Story Cards encourage older people to reminisce, highlighting their resilience, persistence and creativity ...

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Congratulations 2018 Senior Australian of the Year, Dr Graham Farquhar

 

2018 Senior Australian of the Year, Dr Graham Farquhar ...

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Including LGBTI older people in Aged Care Reforms

 

COTA Australia welcomed the Federal Government’s Aged Care Diversity Framework, aimed at recognising the diverse characteristics and life experiences of older Australians. ...

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COTA Australia welcomes Aged Care Diversity Framework

 

COTA, commends the government for recognising the diverse characteristics and life experiences of older Australians and their efforts to build an inclusive, respectful and person centred aged care system. ...

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Labor commitment to tackling dementia welcomed

 

Labor commitment to tackling dementia welcomed – supply of more home care packages an urgent and major challenge ...

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COTA Australia Appoints Jane Halton AO As Independent Chair

Jane Halton  

COTA Australia, has appointed one of Australia's most experienced public sector administrators and policy thinkers, Jane Halton AO PSM, as its next Independent Chair. ...

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Exploring stronger links between superannuation and aged care

 

roundtable on superannuation fund investment in Melbourne today. ...

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Leading seniors advocate, COTA Australia, says Yes to Marriage Equality

 

COTA Australia has officially announced its support for marriage equality and reiterated its commitment to ensuring LGBTI older Australians are afforded equal rights in all aspects of Australian society. ...

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Sign the petition: Nursing Home Residents Deserve Better Access to Mental Health Care

 

Sign the petition: Nursing Home Residents Deserve Better Access to Mental Health Care Our frailest older Australians deserve the best care on offer Over 170,000 older Australians living in residential ... ...

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COTA Australia Media Release Greens Ageing Policy

Greens ageing policy will improve lives of older Australians Leading seniors advocate COTA Australia today welcomed the first major party’s policy on ageing Equality and Compassion: Supporting older Australians by ... ...

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COTA Australia Media Release Dementia

Leading seniors’ advocacy organisation COTA Australia has welcomed Aged Care Minister Sussan Ley’s announcement today of dedicated funds for specialist dementia care units and dementia friendly communities. COTA Australia Chief ... ...

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Media Release 2016 Federal Election

Its healthcare, retirement incomes, aged care and the economy say older Australians In deciding how they will vote on 2 July, health care and the economy will be the key drivers ... ...

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