With more than 110 people taking up hospital beds in South Australia while waiting for their NDIS plans, there are calls for the Federal Government to foot the bill for the delays.
Janet Adams, who had dementia, was seriously injured in an aged care facility after she started a physical altercation with another resident. Her daughter believes she may have lived longer had more staff been present to prevent aggressive incidents.
The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety is starting its first day of hearings with testimony from the family of a man who was mistreated in care in South Australia. Follow our live blog for rolling updates.
The Federal Government commits to providing an additional $662 million in funding for a wide range of aged care services, including home care packages and residential care.
While people brace for the shocking stories the royal commission into the aged care sector will uncover, shareholders are also bracing for a bumpy ride.
Victims and families are being urged to speak up and tell their stories of abuse and neglect as the aged care royal commission begins today in Adelaide.
Jordon Steele-John is spearheading the Greens' push for wide-ranging, long-term policy change to address the physical barriers that separate 4 million disabled Australians from the rest of the population.
Aged Care Minister Ken Wyatt announces new regulations that he expects to be in place within weeks after the ABC's 7.30 program aired images of dementia patients being strapped to chairs.
Aged Care Minister Ken Wyatt says the use of chemical and physical restraints will come under the microscope when the royal commission starts on Friday, after two cases of restraints being used on dementia patients were revealed by the ABC this week.
Video and photos obtained by the ABC show dementia patients strapped to their chairs in a Sydney nursing home — a practice the Australian Law Reform Commission says could constitute elder abuse.