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Restrictive practices – proposed legislative changes to the use of restraint – scheduled to commence 1 July 2021

The Aged Care and Other Legislation Amendment (Royal Commission Response No. 1) Bill 2021(Bill) was introduced to Parliament on 27…

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Retirement Village reform for 2021

The NSW Governments inquiry into the State’s retirement village sector, led by Kathryn Greiner AO (Greiner Report) identified key areas…

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Supporting NDIS participants in residential aged care – Registration and Worker Screening requirements are now in place

Residential aged care providers who provide care and services to residents who are NDIS Participants are now ‘dual providers’ and…

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Serious Incident Response Scheme – have you considered the operational impact on your aged care services and are you ready for April 2021?

It is important that staff know what the definitions under SIRS are, understand what they may look like in aged…

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The ACCC v Bupa decision – Why it is important, what it has highlighted, and what it may mean for aged care providers

Introduction In the case of ACCC v Bupa1 the Federal Court of Australia has ordered Bupa Aged Care Australia Pty Ltd…

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No jab, no job

“No Jab, No Job” makes for a very clear message for all aged care workers, visitors, contractors and anyone attending…

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