Scott Morrison has denied claims of billion dollar cuts to aged care ahead of a Royal Commission into the sector which he says will be “bruising”.
- by Henrietta Cook
The dramatic measure comes as figures show authorities have forcibly closed one aged-care service a month after a crackdown on standards.
- by Nicole Hasham
The federal government will sharpen the teeth of a new aged care watchdog committing $16 million to crack down on facility operators.
- by Kate Aubusson
Staffing levels, particularly the number of trained nurses, have fallen to unsafe levels in many homes in Australia over the past 21 years.
- by Lynda Saltarelli
The sanctions highlight the need for a more robust and transparent complaints system and process.
- by Bina Brown
The Department of Health has imposed sanctions on aged care provider BaptistCare Griffith after it failed a snap audit.
- by Daniella White
The rules around your assets need to be carefully managed.
- by Rachel Lane
A 37 per cent increase in the number of complaints about State Trustees has prompted an investigation by Victorian Ombudsman Deborah Glass.