Aged Care, Retirement and Disability

Lavan’s dedicated Aged Care, Retirement and Disability team focuses on providing legal and commercial solutions to the unique challenges facing providers, operators and developers in Western Australia.
Interested in our Aged Care, Retirement and Disability team?
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+61 8 9288 6000.
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Interested in our Aged Care, Retirement and Disability team?
Contact us on
+61 8 9288 6000.
CONTACT
Amber Crosthwaite
Partner

Aged Care, Retirement and Disability

Lavan’s dedicated Aged Care, Retirement and Disability team focuses on providing legal and commercial solutions to the unique challenges facing providers, operators and developers in Western Australia.  

The full service Lavan team brings strategic and practical solutions that enable clients to meet challenges and take full advantage of opportunities as the sectors evolve through its practical, no nonsense, solution finding approach.

Aged Care

The constantly evolving, heavily regulated aged care sector faces risks and opportunities that can only be understood in the context of the drivers of regulatory change, emerging market trends and day-to-day operational realities.  Lavan’s dedicated Aged Care team understands this landscape and supports its clients to position themselves for the challenges ahead.

Our services

  • Regulatory and compliance advice (residential aged care and home care)
  • Policy review and development
  • Insights into the regulatory landscape, policy drivers and likely developments
  • Residential care agreements
  • Aged care accreditation
  • Allocated Place transfers
  • Acquisition and disposal residential aged care facilities (including within mixed use contexts)
  • Property development and construction (including mixed use developments)
  • Planning and environment
  • Corporate restructuring, capital raising and join ventures
  • Taxation, stamp duty and GST
  • Employment and occupational health and safety
  • Financing and investments
  • Privacy
  • Claims, dispute resolution and litigation

Retirement

The Western Australia retirement village sector faces significant challenges in coming years as major reforms are legislated and implemented.  As a Western Australia firm with a deep understanding of, and connections in, the Western Australian market and political climate, Lavan is well positioned to advocate for the sector and to ensure that clients can make strategic decisions that ensure that they can navigate upcoming challenges and opportunities presented by the reforms.

Our services

  • Regulatory and compliance advice
  • Village Contract development
  • Policy review and development
  • Insights into the regulatory landscape, policy drivers and likely developments
  • Retirement village structuring and set-up
  • Unit conveyancing
  • Acquisition and disposal retirement villages (including within mixed use contexts)
  • Property development and construction (including mixed use developments)
  • Planning and environment
  • Corporate restructuring, capital raising and join ventures
  • Taxation, stamp duty and GST
  • Employment and occupational health and safety
  • Financing and investments
  • Claims, dispute resolution and litigation

Disability

Lavan’s Disability team supports existing NDIS registered providers and new entrants to navigate the complex regulatory compliance environment and commercial challenges of NDIS disability services provision. In particular, we help registered providers understand their ongoing obligations and responsibilities under the NDIS Quality & Safeguarding Framework and strategic, policy and operational changes that can be implemented to ensure compliance, meet challenges and maximise opportunity.  We also support Specialist Disability Accommodation providers, developers, funders and investors in relation to the design and implementation of Specialist Disability Accommodation projects.

Our services

  • Regulatory and compliance advice (including in relation to the NDIS Quality & Safeguarding Framework)
  • Policy review and development
  • Insights into the regulatory landscape, policy drivers and likely developments
  • Service Agreements and Accommodation Agreements
  • Property development and construction (including Specialist Disability Accommodation)
  • Corporate restructuring, capital raising and join ventures
  • Taxation, stamp duty and GST
  • Employment and occupational health and safety
  • Financing and investments
  • Privacy
  • Claims, dispute resolution and litigation