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MEDIA RELEASE: Action on aged care, health, retirement income and employment is central to older Australians needs and rights says Council on the Ageing’s Pre-Budget Submission

17 February 2020
Australia’s leading advocate for older people, Council on the Ageing (COTA) Australia, is calling for greater choice, simplicity and more meaningful support for older people in its 2020 Pre-Budget Submission to the Federal Government ahead of a formative year for the future of older Australians.

MEDIA RELEASE: Doctors and aged care staff must stop improper use of antipsychotic and psychotropic drugs to restrain residents

24 July 2019
COTA Australia is demanding both doctors and aged care staff stop the widespread abuse of nursing home residents, who are among our most vulnerable citizens, after yet another study, revealed one in three aged care residents is chemically restrained through antipsychotic and psychotropic drugs.