Aged care

Alternate Term Label:
Aged care services
Older people care
Residential aged care
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Fact sheet

Fact Check: Did the government cut $1.2 billion from aged care funding?

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten claims that Prime Minister Scott Morrison cut $1.2 billion in funding from aged care in his first budget as treasurer.
Fact sheet

Fact Check: Bill Shorten says the Government has cut nearly $2 billion from aged-care services. Is he correct?

Weeks out from the 2019 federal election, Labor attacked the Government over cuts to aged-care funding, which Opposition Leader Bill Shorten claimed amounted to nearly $2 billion.
Article

Nursing homes at the centre of the coronavirus pandemic

Lesley Russell looks at the dire impact of the coronavirus pandemic on nursing homes, how this might have been avoided, and what needs to be done in the future.
Poster

Aged Care Quality Standards

On 1 July 2019, the Quality Standards came into effect. They apply to all Australian Government subsidised aged care services. The Quality Standards clearly define what good aged care should look like.
Report

ACQSC Consumer engagement in aged care - survey report

The purpose of this report is to describe the key themes and findings from online surveys of aged care consumers and aged care providers, regarding best practice models for engagement between consumers and providers.
Briefing paper

The Grim Reaper? Coronavirus and the elderly in Australia and the United States

The COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the world brings more than illness, death and economic chaos; it brings existential and ethical dilemmas about how to provide care for the elderly who are most at risk of contracting the virus and who are dying as a consequence. This...
Report

Ownership in social care: why does it matter and what can be done

This short paper sets out a vision for adult social care as a Universal Basic Service (UBS), with an emphasis on the achievement of social goals.
Report

Sharing the wisdom of our elders: final report 2019

This report is an outcome of a longitudinal cohort study which aims to identify risk and protective factors for dementia and other age-related chronic conditions, as well as promote ageing well with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians from urban and regional communities.
Report

Review of innovative models of aged care

To assist the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety, this review of international models of aged care has been undertaken, identifying key innovative models of care from Australia and around the world.
Report

Review of international systems of long-term care of older people

The quality of life of older people is significantly affected by the way in which long-term care (LTC) is provided. The aim of this review is to provide learnings for the aged care system in Australia and to situate the Australian aged care system within...