private aged care

The Guardian • private aged care

Issue #2021

Profiteering & neglect: the aged care crisis

The aged care sector is in crisis. The failings are systemic and require fundamental structural changes. Aged care has been commodified by corporate and church...

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Issue #2058

Aged Care Crisis: background

Privatisation is one of the major causes of the present aged care crisis (see Guardian #2057 “Not for profit!”) and the accompanying lack of accountability...

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Issue #2022

The aged care crisis

How does a non-profit charitable organisation that is sixty-nine per cent funded by government, and claims to operate at a loss, find $1.4 billion to...

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Issue #2086

Humanity outsourced

The Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission (ACQSC) is responsible for auditing residential aged care facilities to ensure they are meeting mandated health and safety...

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The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) held a rally in 2018 to demand making nursing ratios law. Issue #2057


The aged care system is in crisis. Successive governments have seen old people as a “problem” that costs ever-increasing amounts of money. Once someone is...

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