The Campaign for Care of Older Australians (CCOA) said today’s aged care debate was a milestone for the future of the sector and older Australians.
Australia was only marginally closer to resolving the immediate and longer term pressures confronting the aged care industry, and older people, a week out from the federal election, the Campaign for Care of Older Australians (CCOA) said today.
From the outside I could look like a dear old soul who is ‘doddering around’ because I have nothing else to do and no-where else to go but inside I may be suffering.
The Campaign for Care of Older Australians (CCOA) congratulates the new Government and urges a new era of bipartisan support for urgent reforms in aged care.
UnitingCare Australia’s National Director, Susan Helyar, has welcomed the Government’s commitment to inject significant funding into aged care as part of its health care reform package, but she said more funding must be directed to healthy, ageing Australians.
UnitingCare Australia’s National Director, Susan Helyar said today UnitingCare Australia supports a progressive tax system that distributes the benefits of the economic boom fairly across the whole community.
Uniting Care Australia has welcomed the release today of the Productivity Commission’s groundbreaking draft report into aged care.
UnitingCare Australia’s National Director Lin Hatfield Dodds said today social services staff can now look forward to adequate wages for the essential work they do.
UnitingCare Australia welcomes the Government’s decision to outline its blueprint for aged care reform tomorrow ahead of the May Federal Budget.
UnitingCare Australia said changes in aged care funding announced by the Federal Government last night will reduce the ability of aged care providers to provide quality care to older Australians, at least in the short term, in an environment where the demand for and cost of aged care is growing.