Nearly three decades ago, the Danish parliament passed legislation which effectively banned the construction of new nursing homes. Advertisements
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.
The national aged care regulator in the UK, the Care Quality Commission, has taken the extraordinary step of advising families on how to set up covert surveillance of loved ones […]
The Australian Government has a problem. Its aged care regulator, the Aged Care Quality Agency has given 95% of nursing homes a perfect score in meeting quality standards. This means […]
Today, aged care fees change as the Living Longer Living Better (LLLB) package takes effect. While there will be significant reform of the fee system in that for most people, […]