New poll finds majority of Eden-Monaro electors back call for major funding boost to the aged care system

More than eight out of ten people in the Eden-Monaro region want the Federal Government to provide the aged care system with more funding, according to a new poll.

The poll is part of a new campaign, Fight for Better Aged Care, being launched in the region this week to raise awareness of Australia’s broken aged care system and to improve the quality of life for thousands of older Australians.

Formation Program for Leaders Makes the Move from Catholic Health Australia to Australian Catholic University

The successful formation program for executive leaders, the Ministry Leadership Program, has officially transferred from Catholic Health Australia to the Australian Catholic University as part of the next chapter in its development in Australia. 

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Australia’s Catholic Health Providers Welcome Key Report Into Palliative Care

Australia’s largest grouping of not-for-profit health providers, Catholic Health Australia, today welcomed the release of a key report calling for an overhaul of palliative care services in Australia.

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30 Is the New 25: Kids Should Be Allowed to Stay on Parents’ Health Insurance Plans for Longer

Catholic Health Australia is calling for changes that will allow young Australians to stay on the parents’ health insurance plans for longer to mitigate the current health insurance crisis.

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Catholic Hospitals Welcome Elective Surgery expansion but Call for More PPE to Protect Patients and Staff

Australia’s largest grouping of not-for-profit health providers, Catholic Health Australia, welcomes the expansion of elective surgery but urges the Morrison Government to ramp up its efforts for a co-ordinated and systemic approach to managing the expected spike in demand for personal protective equipment (PPE).

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Industry Code For Visiting Aged Care Homes Released

The ‘Industry Code for Visiting Residential Aged Care Homes during COVID-19’ has been released by 13 aged care peak bodies and consumer advocacy organisations.The Code creates a nationaly consistent approach that ensures residents can receive visitors while minimising the risk of COVID-19 spreading the virus.

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Catholic Homes Welcome Additional Covid Support

The peak body representing the Catholic aged care sector welcomes the latest announcement of more government funding to help residential aged care providers combat the spread of COVID-19 among the most vulnerable in our community.

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Catholic Sector Welcomes Elective Surgery But Says Ppe Still an Issue

Australia’s largest grouping of not-for-profit health providers, Catholic Health Australia, welcomes the gradual resumption of non-urgent elective surgery but says the safety of patients and staff is paramount and any extra work is contingent on sufficient supplies of personal protective equipment (PPE).

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COVID-19 Aged Care Rescue Support Package

The aged care sector is united in proposing a package of urgent measures to keep the 1.3 million people in its care and its 360,000 workers safe throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Victorian Private Hospitals Mobilised To Fight Covid- 19 As Part Of National Agreement

Key players in the private hospital sector have welcomed the first state partnership with the Victorian government that ensures vital care is available to Victorians in the fight against COVID-19.

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