Wednesday, 21 April 2010 00:00

Aged care inquiry a major boost for reform

The Campaign for Care of Older Australians (CCOA) has warmly welcomed the announcement of terms of reference for the Productivity Commission inquiry into aged care.

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The Campaign for Care of Older Australians (CCOA) is urging the Federal Government to address critical aged care funding issues in tomorrow’s Budget.

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The Campaign for Care of Older Australians (CCOA) has commended the Productivity Commission’s issues paper, Caring for Older Australians, saying it signals the potential for real reform in the aged care sector.

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The Campaign for Care of Older Australians (CCOA) today expressed surprise at a news report quoting the Minister for Ageing’s call for aged care workers to be better paid.

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Saturday, 17 July 2010 00:00

The Grand Plan for the federal election

The Campaign for Care of Older Australians (CCOA) said today’s official announcement of the federal election campaign was an opportunity for all parties to make a public commitment to the reform of aged care.

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Thursday, 22 July 2010 00:00

Aged care remote in rural areas


Living in rural and remote areas has many benefits but for older people it can mean long delays for assistance and support in their own homes because of distant links to services; it can mean moving away from a supportive community for appropriate residential care because there is nowhere local.

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It's the second week of the federal election campaign and the two major parties’ aged care policies remain a mystery, which could be solved during the Leaders’ debate on Sunday night.

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The Campaign for Care of Older Australians (CCOA) has welcomed the imminent release of the Coalition’s policy on aged care.

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The Campaign for Care of Older Australians (CCOA) has hailed the Coalition’s aged care policy as a positive initiative to maintain services and develop urgently needed residential facilities.

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The Campaign for Care of Older Australians (CCOA) says a report commissioned by Alzheimer’s Australia provides more pressing evidence to support the need for aged care reforms.

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