Carer gasping at thermometer

Some carers of older Australians are struggling to cope with the summer heatwaves because their clients don't feel the heat in their homes.

An online tool and factsheet can help to provide guidance of what costs should be expected when moving into an aged care home. 

Woman helping elderly woman to walk

A new Ageing and Disability Commissioner will be appointed as part of a focus on abuse in the aged care and disability sectors.