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Lessons from the UK

On the 7 April Cam Ansell and Amber Cartwright spoke with Tom Lyons (Managing Director) and Brett Burton (Director) of the UK’s Black Swan Care Group, which operates 20 aged care homes across East Britain about their experience handling COVID-19. You can watch the interview below: To rea...
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Urgent Call for Action

Across the world we are watching the horrific impacts of Coronavirus unfold. In the absence of warnings or precedents, unimaginable decisions have been made to prioritise the lives of younger people over the elderly. Our own direct accounts in the UK demonstrates the devastating impact on residents,...
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In a Nutshell – Under Pressure

ASX Listed Aged Care Company Performance Summary - HY2020 It has been a disappointing six months for the three listed providers who has felt the force of the turbulence within the aged care sector.  Rising labour costs, decreasing occupancy and slow revenue growth continue to take their toll on an...
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Under the Spotlight – Mergers and Acquisitions In a New Climate

In this edition of 'Under the Spotlight' Ansell Strategic examines the Australian Merger and Acquisition activity as it gains momentum in the aged care and retirement living industry. The consolidation process is gearing up again and we are beginning to see the trickle of M&A activity in th...
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Out in Front – Making the New Standards Matter

Throughout 2020, Ansell Strategic Operations Team will be releasing regular newsletters focusing on operational challenges we are recognising across the sector. We will explore the intent of each Standard and consider the issues faced by providers, and how to overcome them. We will also share exampl...
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In a Nutshell – Waiting in Suspense

In this edition of 'In a Nutshell' Ansell Strategic examines the performance of the listed operators in the lead up to the Royal Commission and the impacts of the likely recommendations. In the last few years we have witnessed significant turbulence in the aged care industry.  From market darlin...
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Proposal for New Residential Aged Care Funding Model

The Department of Health has been working with the Australian Health Services Research Institute (AHSRI), the University of Wollongong (UW) and a number of clinicians and providers across the country to undertake the Resource Utilisation and Classification Study (RUCS). The project followed on fro...
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Royal Commission Submission – UnitingCare Australia

Ansell Strategic undertook research for UnitingCare Australia for their submission into the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality & Safety. The research demonstrates the deficiencies in funding and supply arrangements and provides recommendations to improve outcomes for future generations of ...
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