Aged Care Subject

Relevant Links and Resources

What is aged care? yourlifechoices.com.au/aged-care/what-is-aged-care

Aged Care Industry Association; www.acia.asn.au/

Aged Care Sector Committee; agedcare.health.gov.au/aged-care-reform/aged-care-sector-committee

Demographics: agedcare.health.gov.au/sites/g/files/net1426/f/documents/11_2014/002_the_demographic_facts_of_ageing_in_australia_-_revised_0.pdf [PDF]

Depression and Anxiety: https://nationalseniors.com.au/sites/default/files/0714826PAC_PAF_FactSheet_DepressionAndAnxiety_FN_0.PDF [PDF]

Health & Welfare: http://www.aihw.gov.au/aged-care/

My Aged Care ; The My Aged Care website has been established by the Australian Government to help you navigate the aged care system.

Quotespsychologytoday.com/blog/fulfillment-any-age/201201/15-wise-and-inspiring-quotes-about-aging

Seniors Card and other services: sa.gov.au/topics/family-and-community/seniors/seniors-card

The Council for the Ageing (COTA); cota.org.au/australia/

WeekendPlus: weekendplus.sa.gov.au/#folio=1

 

Minister for aged care

State: The Hon Zoe Bettison MP
Minister for Ageing

http://www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/public+content/sa+health+internet/about+us/about+sa+health/our+ministers

Federal: The Hon Ken Wyatt AM, MP
Minister for Aged Care
Minister for Indigenous Health

http://www.health.gov.au/internet/ministers/publishing.nsf/Content/Profile-KW-1

Federal Aged Care Minister to Commission Review of Aged Care Quality Regulatory Processes Released 01/05/2017

The Australian Government is commissioning an independent review of the Commonwealth’s aged care quality regulatory processes to determine why they did not identify the extent of the failures of care at Makk and McLeay wards, as documented in the recent South Australian Oakden Older Persons Mental Health Service review.

List from WIKI

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minister_for_Health_and_Aged_Care#List_of_ministers_for_aged_care

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minister_for_Social_Services_(Australia)#List_of_ministers_for_aged_care