Listed below are media items for The Hon Justine Elliot MP, Former Minister for Ageing
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30 March 2009
Nursing homes applying for new Australian Government-funded aged care places will be required to show they have taken into consideration natural disaster threats such as bushfires and floods.
27 March 2009
the Australian Government has imposed sanctions on Yarra Valley Nursing Home at Yarra Junction in rural Victoria
26 March 2009
Getting Older Australians Out Of Hospital and Back in Their Homes, Regaining Their Independence: $293.2 Million Transition Care
The Minister for Ageing, Mrs Justine Elliot, officially approved the creation of the second tranche of 470 transition care places. In the 2007-2008 financial year, 10,146 people received assistance through transition care.
25 March 2009
The Minister for Ageing, Mrs Justine Elliot, announced more than $1.6 million in scholarships – as part of the Australian Government’s plan to support and retain aged care nurses.
23 March 2009
For the first time, the Australian Government has developed physical activity recommendations specifically for older Australians.
17 March 2009
The Australian Government has imposed sanctions on Bethany Hostel and Bethany Nursing Home in Eastwood in Sydney’s north – the first sanction in NSW since last October.
11 March 2009
The Australian Government has paid tribute to Australia’s last remaining First World War serviceman and oldest Australian male, John Ross or ‘Jack’, who celebrated his 110th birthday on 11 March.
09 March 2009
The Australian Government has imposed sanctions on Werribee Terrace Aged Care in Werribee, Victoria – citing serious concerns with wound management, infection control, weight loss and general clinical care of the residents.
09 March 2009
The Minister for Ageing has announced 342 funding grants worth more than $6 million, for one-off funding grants for community-based respite services across the country.
06 March 2009
The Australian Government has imposed sanctions on Kendalle Pty Ltd, the approved provider of Grandview Gardens Aged Care Facility in Dandenong, Victoria – citing serious risk to resident health and safety.
01 March 2009
Minister for Ageing, Mrs Justine Elliot has announced the preparation of the first oral and dental health care plan for nursing home residents.