Respecting and Meeting End-Of-Life Care Needs in Residential Aged Care

on Thursday, May 25, 2017

Access to high quality palliative and end-of-life care in aged care facilities will enable more Australians to have a good death, aged care, palliative care and aged care consumer peak bodies said earlier this week.

To help mark National Palliative Care Week 2017, Palliative Care Australia, COTA Australia, Alzheimer’s Australia, Aged & Community Services Australia, Leading Age Services Australia, Aged Care Guild and Catholic Health Australia released a set of agreed principles to guide the delivery of palliative and end-oflife care services in residential aged care.

Uniting AgeWell’s LGBTI Services Awarded

on Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Uniting AgeWell’s work in providing Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) inclusive services has been recognised with a LASA 2017 Excellence in Care Award.

Volunteers Helping to Make Experience with Dementia Better For Others

on Friday, May 12, 2017

As part of National Volunteer Week celebrations Alzheimer’s Australia Vic honoured the invaluable commitment by the many volunteers who enable the delivery of vital services and support across the state to people, of all ages, living with all forms of dementia, their families and carers.

Appointment of Panel to Review National Aged Care Quality Regulatory Processes

on Friday, May 12, 2017

The Federal Minister for Aged Care, Ken Wyatt, yesterday announced the two person team who will conduct the independent review on national aged care quality regulatory processes.

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