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22 June

The Forgotten Faces of the looming Housing Crisis: older Australians

Leading seniors advocate, COTA Australia, will today host a housing policy summit, with experts warning of a looming crisis as older Australians face mounting pressure from rising rental prices and carrying mortgages into retirement.

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15 June

COTA National Policy Forum to tackle housing security

The 2017 COTA National Policy Forum will place the spotlight on the housing needs of older Australians covering current policy issues and future trends surrounding housing provision and affordability.

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15 June

National Plan to combat elder abuse must be a top priority

Leading seniors advocate, COTA Australia, is calling on the Federal Government to act promptly to better protect older people from abuse by swiftly implementing key recommendations of the Australian Law Reform Commission's (ALRC) Report "Elder Abuse - A National Legal Response" tabled in the Senate yesterday and launched today by Attorney General George Brandis.

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13 June

Submission to the Department of Health on the Draft Aged Care Quality Standards and Options for Assessing Performance against Aged Care Quality Standards

COTA Australia welcomes the consolidation of the current four sets of standards for aged care services into a single set of standards for organisations providing aged care services and supports the streamlining of the quality assessment process. It acknowledges the considerable work that has been undertaken to develop simple, relevant, meaningful and measurable standards that will drive continuous improvement in aged care, and to develop options for proportional, risk-based assessment of performance against quality standards.

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31 May

Submission to National Ageing and Aged Care Strategy for People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) Backgrounds Review

COTA Australia welcomes the opportunity to provide a submission to the National Ageing and Aged Care Strategy for People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) Backgrounds (CALD Strategy) Review.

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31 May

Submission to National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) Ageing and Aged Care Strategy Review

COTA Australia welcomes the opportunity to provide a submission to the National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) Ageing and Aged Care Strategy (LGBTI Strategy) Review.

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26 May

Older Australians deserve more say about residential aged care

Leading seniors' advocacy body, COTA Australia, today welcomed new government funding which will provide almost 10,000 older Australians access to new or refurbished residential aged care services, but also highlighted the need for new thinking to better meet the needs of our ageing population.

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23 May

Extending choice and control over palliative care in aged care

Leading seniors advocacy body, COTA Australia, is joining forces with a number of peak aged care and palliative care bodies to call for an improvement in access to high quality palliative and end-of-life care in aged care facilities.

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23 May

Respecting and meeting end-of-life care needs in residential aged care

A new report released today confirms that Australian pensioners have to leave the city to find affordable rent or pay more than 60 per cent of their income just to put a roof over their heads.

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15 May

Can you spot a scam on social media?

There are many tactics scammers use to trick their victims through social media. Social media profiles often display a lot of personal information which gives scammers the flexibility to shape their methods and communications to match your interests.

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