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Calls for better care for dementia sufferers in aged care facilities

5 Mar 2019

COTA NT visited seniors in Katherine last week as part of our ‘COTA Across the NT’ program.  Topics discussed included the role of our new Aged Care Navigators in helping… (read more)

Face to face communications are vital

26 Feb 2019

COTA NT received a few complaints regarding the closure of some Adult Night Classes and difficulties with the online payment only option and hearing the ads (on TV and radio). … (read more)

We want to hear from you

19 Feb 2019

More funds for aged Care It was a good news day when the Federal Health Minister advised more funds would be made available for aged care – with $622 million… (read more)

Your opinion wanted by NT Archives Service and NT Library

15 Feb 2019

The Northern Territory Archives Service and the Northern Territory Library are planning for a future where they continue to serve the people who live, work and have an interest in… (read more)

Royal Commission into Aged Care – Transcript and witness statement from Ian Yates, CE of COTA Australia now available 

12 Feb 2019

WHAT: Chief Executive of COTA Australia, Ian Yates, appeared yesterday as one of the earliest witnesses on the first day of public hearings for the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality… (read more)

Questions for the pollies?

12 Feb 2019

As highlighted previously, COTA NT now has two Aged Care co-ordinators on board to help seniors and their families and carers better access aged care in the Northern Territory. Janet… (read more)

Vacancy: COTA NT needs a volunteer driver

8 Feb 2019

COTA NT is recruiting for a volunteer driver to help support our Multicultural Aged Sponsorship Program by driving our (new) 12 seater minibus enabling seniors from a CaLD background to make connections… (read more)

Diverse program on offer at COTA NT

5 Feb 2019

There is a lot to love about what’s going on at COTA NT this February with a diverse and interesting program accessible to all seniors in the local community. If… (read more)

Would seniors scoot around the CBD?

29 Jan 2019

I recently did an interview on ABC Radio’s morning programme regarding lime scooters. These are motorised foot-scooters currently being trialled in Brisbane as part of a sharing scheme brought to… (read more)

Aged care under scrutiny

22 Jan 2019

The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety has now commenced and if you are interested, you can view or listen to the web streams on the Royal Commission… (read more)