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Aged Care Noticeboard

The Silver Rainbow's Ageing and Aged Care Noticeboard is for news related to Aged Care and Ageing. You can submit news using the form at the bottom of this page.

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Online scams and how to avoid them

Choice has put together some useful tips to avoid being taken in by online scammers.

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Industry Code for Visiting Residential Aged Care Homes during COVID-19

The ‘Industry Code for Visiting Residential Aged Care Homes during COVID-19’ was released by 13 aged care peak bodies and consumer advocacy organisations. Updated 23 July 2020.

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Royal Commission in Aged Care Submissions.

We have now completed seven submissions to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality & Safety. Although the Royal Commission was extended due to COVID-19. We will continue to provide responses to issues as called for by the Royal Commission and work with our expert advisory group. As well as providing a response to the final report.

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Aged Care Conferences

  • Dementia Australia National Symposium Series 2020 The symposium features an impressive lineup of local and international speakers, with six webinars hosted over six weeks, starting Tuesday 4th August 2020.
  • AAG Conference The 2020 AAG Conference is moving wholly online and will optimise your connections, engagement and knowledge.The 53rd AAG Conference - Digital will run from Wednesday 18th to Friday 20th November, with collaborative forums/workshops running on Monday 9th and Tuesday 10th November.
  • ACSA National Summit 7 December 2020 Early Bird Registration Closing. 22 – 24 February 2021 Aged & Community Services National Summit

Ageing and Aged Care Community News

What to expect during a COVID-19 outbreak in residential aged care


FREE PPE training to residential aged care facilities

Monash Uni in Partnership with Vic Gov are providing FREE PPE training to residential aged care facilities
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Dementia Community of practice Online learning

Dementia Australia invites you to be part of the change and participate in a study to evaluate whether online Communities of practice and education can lead to better practices in dementia care. 
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Australians prepared to pay to avoid residential care

One in ten Australians is prepared to pay up to $30k p/year to live longer at home.
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Providers slam ‘heartbreaking wait’ for home care packages

103,599 people still on the waitlist for homecare packages.
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Senior Rights Service COVID-19 Response

Seniors Rights Service reports a 90% increase in reports of elder abuse issues.
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Education Toolbox

Seniors Rights Service has created resources, including information for LGBTI people, such as Videos, PDFs and Fact Sheets about our services at Seniors Rights Service as well as useful resources regarding COVID-19. 
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Grant opportunity for aged care workers in Melbourne

Department of Health Closing: 31-May-2021
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