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Issues around Aged Care, particularly in terms of disability. This includes the My Aged Care system in Australia which will include disability services for those aged over 65 who aren’t eligible for the NDIS.

Budget 2016: $136m boost for My Aged Care But Not For...

A headline announcement that gives extra funding to the call centre but nothing to direct service delivery under My Aged care.

Govt Urged to Take Action on Aged Care Workforce

With the population aging rapidly the Government must work quickly with the aged care sector to increase the workforce size and training.

Negative stereotypes around ageing

There are many negative stereotypes around aging and being disabled makes it even worse.

Research shows impact of ILF closure on London councils

More than 250 disabled Londoners with high support needs have lost some of their support since ILF’s closure.

My Aged Care Reforms: Health Department boss: ‘doing nothing is not...

Editor's note:The below article gives some justifications, in the speaker's opinion not ours, for the Aged Care reforms, including My Aged Care. SPEECH: The enormous...

Disability and Ageing Research

Details of some recent research on disability and aging that is currently free to access rather than being paywalled.

Looking for a nursing home place for your parent with dementia?...

Six keys things to consider when faced with the responsibility of finding the right nursing home for a parent with dementia.

Jeremy Hunt’s seven principles on adult social care reform: a new...

Jeremy Hunt’s seven principles on adult social care reform: Are there grounds for optimism, or is this just the latest chapter in a series of models for reform that have failed to make it into practice?

Budget 2018 boosts aged care, rural health and medical research: health...

The government has announced A$1.6 billion over four years to allow 14,000 more older Australians to remain in their home for longer through more high-level home care places.

Proposed focus areas on the NDIS by Australian Human Rights Commission

A discussion paper has been released by the Australian Human Rights Commission stating the areas of focus by the Commissioner for the NDIS.

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