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Australia Caring for 'older Australians' is 'core business'

04:50  18 february  2020
04:50  18 february  2020 Source:   skynews.com.au

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– are based on business models that reflect the forms of care that older people need and want, and that allow providers to generate alternative revenue streams by diversifying their business Schedule C — Illustrative cameos Caring for Older Australians Recommendations Summary of proposals.

Caring for Older Australians Submission to the Productivity Commission inquiry into Australia s aged care system Page 4 of 18. 9 3. Caring for older Australians The RANZCP has considered the terms of reference and briefing paper published by the Productivity Commission in regard to this inquiry.

Labor Leader Anthony Albanese says “it is clear we are not doing well enough” to care for “older Australians”.

Mr Albanese said “we have a tax on the superannuation guarantee from this government attempting to undermine the increase from 9.5 per cent up to 12 per cent that is actually legislated”.

“Half of the people in aged care facilities are malnourished” and “that is simply not good enough in a country as wealthy as Australia," the opposition leader said.

“Looking after our older Australians is not a distraction, it is core business for the sort of country I want Australia to be.

“When people get to their later years we ensure they are looked after, that they are treated with respect and dignity and they get the retirement they deserve.”

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