COTA Australia has welcomed the reappointment of Greg Hunt as Minister for Health and the reappointment of Ken Wyatt AM as Minister for Aged Care with the broader remit of being Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care.
News today that the number of older Australians supported by home care packages has increased is welcome but COTA Australia, the peak older person’s advocacy group, said the Federal Government still has much more work to do to ensure older Australians get the support they need.
Harnessing and expanding the potential of older entrepreneurs to build a growing silver economy on the
back of our ageing population is one of a range of key measures the peak body for older Australians will
highlight at a national aged care conference in Sydney today.
Better Caring, Australia's first online marketplace connecting independent care and support workers with clients, joined forces with COTA Australia and the Minister for Aged Care, Ken Wyatt, to unveil Better Caring's brand new headquarters in Sydney this morning.
Leading peak seniors' advocacy organisation COTA Australia today welcomed the review into how care quality in nursing homes is regulated, following recent major failures in one home in South Australia.
Leading seniors' advocacy organisation COTA Australia has welcomed Aged Care Minister Sussan Ley's announcement today of dedicated funds for specialist dementia care units and dementia friendly communities.