Home Aged Care

Aged Care

Issues around Aged Care, particularly in terms of disability. This includes the My Aged Care system in Australia which will include disability services for those aged over 65 who aren’t eligible for the NDIS.

Budget 2018 boosts aged care, rural health and medical research: health...

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.

ACATs link to My Aged Care eReferral system but GPs still...

Written by Kate McDonald on 03 March 2016. Victorian aged care assessment teams (ACATs) will begin using the My Aged Care system for referrals from...

New Australian Government funded service supports carers

New Australian Government service supports carers & website details.

Mental health needs a national plan to guide reforms

Many changes to mental health funding have been announced recently but no cohesive national plan has been set out to coordinate all these changes with the NDIS and My Aged Care systems.

New continuity of support information for those ineligible 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.

Our guide to aged care and the best option for you

If you're investigating aged care options for yourself or a loved one you might find, like many before you, that you're overwhelmed by the sheer volume of information covering everything from care options to sector failures.

There is extra funding for aged care in the budget, but...

The 14,000 home care places are additional to those built into prior budgets. And there is extra money ($1.6 billion over four years) allocated to fund them in this year’s budget. But it still won’t be enough to meet demand.

Community care for Indigenous older people: an update

Disability and health issues for Indigenous, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Admin charges on unspent funds to be disclosed on My Aged...

Home care providers will be required to publish on My Aged Care all administration charges to be deducted from any future unspent funds should a client switch providers or permanently leave their package.

Breaking the stigma around aged care

As we age most of us want to stay in our own homes as long as possible and home care is one fantastic option that allows us to do this.