An Andrews Labor Government will allocate $2.5 million through the Aged Care Land Bank to address the need for culturally appropriate aged care in the Victorian Chinese community.
Topic: "seniors and ageing"
The Department of Health’s annual report revealed that the Napthine Government has cut a further $20 million from the state’s aged care system.
The Napthine Government are rushing to sign contracts with the new private operators of Sandhurst, just weeks before the State Election.
Denis Napthine’s aged care sell-off in Frankston and on the Mornington Peninsula is complete, with 90 bed licences to be sold to the private sector.
Denis Napthine’s Budget cuts $75 million from aged care, despite Victoria’s ageing population.
Tony Abbott and the Liberals are preparing to cut the aged pension.
Victorian Labor has launched a petition to save the Weighbridge Aged Care facility in Flemington.
The Napthine Government’s secret plan to privatise aged care facilities has begun, with Alfred Health taking the first steps to sell off its beds to the private sector.
Privatisation of the publicly-run aged care facilities in Koo Wee Rup and the Bass Coast could be on the Napthine Government’s cost-cutting agenda.
The closure of Reg Geary House in Melton means that Western Health will no longer publicly run any residential aged care facility in the Western suburbs, one of the fastest growing areas in the entire country.
Three years since taking office the Napthine Government has failed to cut the cost of living for Victorian pensioners.
Privatisation of publicly-run aged care facilities in Geelong and the Barwon region could be on the Napthine Government’s cost-cutting agenda, coming shortly after confirmation that hundreds of nursing hours a week will be cut from three providers in the area.
The Napthine Government’s move to privatise aged care facilities could mean the selling off Merv Irvine or Ian Brand nursing homes in Bundoora.
The Napthine Government has responded to the campaign run by Labor to reveal their intentions to privatise public aged care facilities but failed to rule out privatising Edward Street Nursing Home in Upper Ferntree Gully.
Senior Victorians are more vulnerable than ever before, with the recent increase in the state’s crime rate showing that people over the age of 60 are increasingly the target of crime.
The Napthine Government’s move to privatise aged care facilities could mean selling off Boyne Russell House in Brunswick.
The Baillieu Government has reduced funding for Home and Community Care (HACC) services across Victoria, which will see waiting lists grow and more families move relatives into full time care earlier.
Premier Ted Baillieu has failed older Victorians on his key election promise to reduce the cost of living, Shadow Minister for Seniors and Ageing, Jenny Mikakos said today. Addressing the ‘Fair go for Pensioners’ rally alongside Shadow Minister for the Cost of Living Lily D’Ambrosio,..