Healthier Medicare reforms need aged care funding: LASA

| 06 Apr 2016

Healthier Medicare reforms can only be successful if the government prioritises funding and support to aged care providers, according to Leading Aged Services Australia (LASA). LASA Chief Executive, Patrick Reid, stated that the link between GP’s and aged care services must be strengthened in order to reduce hospitalisation rates.

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Sophia Bolden is the Communications Manager at Telstra Health - ADCC (formerly iCareHealth). With a background in the disability and aged care sector, she brings an understanding and passion for aged care. Sophia recognises the importance of social media and online communication in relating technology and aged care news in the most effective way possible.

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