Nearly three decades ago, the Danish parliament passed legislation which effectively banned the construction of new nursing homes.
Some home care package clients will lose care hours from 1 July 2015 thanks to the transition to consumer directed care and the cessation of cross-subsidisation. Some clients have been […]
THIS blog has not focused much on home care, but there are a couple of major reforms of home care coming up which threaten to cut services to current care […]
Crikey’s business editor Paddy Manning recently published aged care industry data which show that the industry is boosting profits by replacing registered and enrolled nurses with personal care workers.
DOCUMENTS released under Freedom of Information laws show that the trial by the Department of Social Services (DSS) to reduce regulation of nursing homes will expose residents to serious risk.
A South Australian nursing home has been sanctioned by the Australian Government after failing 22 of the 44 minimum care standards.
You might remember the aged care reform undertaken by the Rudd/Gillard/Rudd Governments. You may also remember the Productivity Commission report recommending that aged care recipients reverse mortgage their homes.