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Failures in aged care must result in change

11 August 2020
While certain aged-care providers will doubtlessly be found guilty of terrible failures, the system that allowed them to let older Australians die due to neglect of standards must also be addressed. It now needs to radically and fundamentally change.

MEDIA RELEASE: COVID-19 Fact Sheet for Older Australians provides authoritative advice to promote clarity and avoid confusion for those at risk

19 March 2020
Council on the Ageing (COTA) Australia and the Australian Government today released an information resource to give specific information to older Australians and a clear place to find practical information and strategies for mitigating the impact of COVID-19 on vulnerable populations.

MEDIA RELEASE: MYEFO confirms aged care commitments but structural aged care reforms must continue in next Budget

16 December 2019
Today’s MYEFO statement will facilitate current aged care reforms while the Aged Care Royal Commission continues its work, but major structural reform is needed to fix the aged care system so it works properly.