The government has announced A$1.6 billion over four years to allow 14,000 more older Australians to remain in their home for longer through more high-level home care places.
DPOs have raised “deep concerns” about the way the Citizens’ Assembly on Social Care has been organised, and its failure to ensure that disabled people and their user-led organisations will have the chance to influence its conclusions.
Jeremy Hunt’s seven principles on adult social care reform: Are there grounds for optimism, or is this just the latest chapter in a series of models for reform that have failed to make it into practice?
The percentage of those aged 65 and over who receive attendance allowance (AA) fell by 22.3 per cent in the six years after the coalition came to power in 2010.
More than half of nursing home residents suffer from depression, and around 140 of them have taken their own lives (between 2000-2013) while in care, new study shows.
A discussion paper has been released by the Australian Human Rights Commission stating the areas of focus by the Commissioner for the NDIS.
Finally continuity of support information, policies and procedures have been released for those not covered by the NDIS but currently receiving disability care and support services.
Guidance on how to communicate more effectively with people who have dementia.