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Labor announces intentions for improving aged care

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A Labor government will ensure that every aged care facility has a registered nurse on site 24 hours a day, publishes its staff skill mix and has appropriate and properly trained staff at all times, the leader of the Opposition has announced.

The Australian Labor Party’s statement on improving aged care said an elected Shorten Labor Government would work with the sector including unions to improve the quality of care, support a future workforce and respond to the royal commission’s recommendations.

However, Labor’s election pledge released on Sunday by leader of the Opposition Bill Shorten, shadow minister for ageing Julie Collins and shadow assistant minister for ageing Helen Polley does not include costings, references to the budget or funding commitments.

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Source:
Natasha Egan, 2019, Australian Ageing Agenda (https://www.australianageingagenda.com.au/about/)

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