This paper integrates the evidence relating to attraction, retention and skill shortages in the aged care workforce, and provides recommendations of the steps the sector could take to achieve a skilled and sustainable workforce which is able meet the care needs of older Australians both...
This study finds that the incidence of premature and potentially preventable deaths of nursing home residents has increased over the past decade, and that a national policy framework is needed to reduce the incidence of premature deaths among Australians living in nursing homes.
The report examines the attitudes, expectations and strategies of agencies working in aged care in South Australia in 2016. It sets out to document the business conditions and perceived opportunities affecting the sector at a time of considerable transition, with a view to establishing a...
The development of this report was initiated by the Summer Foundation, in conjunction with the Abbotsford Housing Demonstration Project collaborating agencies – Common Equity Housing Limited (CEHL), Transport Accident Commission (TAC), Residential Independence Pty Ltd (RIPL) and annecto, the people network. The report is intended...
Acknowledging that the NDIS alone will not be able to solve the issues faced by young people in nursing homes, this review makes 12 recommendations including establishing a joint taskforce to ensure the recommendations are put in place.
LIST OF RECOMMENDATIONS
The Transition Care Program provided additional treatment and care options following hospitalisation for patients and their families. When compared with similar groups of frail older people discharged from hospital during the same time period, those who received Transition Care had fewer re-admissions to hospital and...
This report makes 48 recommendations with a particular focus on fraud, financial abuse, substitute decision making, and family agreements.
Key recommendations of the report include:
• National industry-wide protocols for banks and financial institutions to report alleged financial abuse;
• Uniform legislation...
This report looks at factors that may affect the future supply of informal care. These include Australia's ageing population, an increase in female labour force participation, and changed living arrangements.