This short video is a story about Kate and Rob who are self-managing Kate’s home care package together. This video will demonstrate a bit about how consumers can benefit from a self-management model in home care.
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.
Australia’s leading advocacy body for older Australians and aged care consumers, COTA Australia, today welcomed the strong response of the Federal Minister for Aged Care, Richard Colbeck, to the crisis at the Earle Haven nursing home on the Gold Coast
The National Aged Care Alliance (NACA), a coalition of 52 national organisations in aged care, commends Labor for committing to invest in the aged care workforce, however is disappointed by the lack of real and decisive action by both major parties to get aged care right for everyone.
The absence of any mention of aged care in last night’s Leader’s Debate is profoundly offensive to the more than 125,000 older Australians, and the more than 1,000,000 members of their families, waiting for a home care package, many of whom die while waiting.
Peak older persons advocate, COTA Australia, today welcomed the release today of a new single, strengthened Charter of Rights in aged care that applies across residential and home care and are written in strong, clear and plain English.