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.
A discussion paper has been released by the Australian Human Rights Commission stating the areas of focus by the Commissioner for the NDIS.
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.
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.
The number of young people living in aged care has remained just above 6,000 for the past 10 years. A 5% reduction in admissions in the past five years is barely scratching the surface of the total numbers still living in aged care.
Six keys things to consider when faced with the responsibility of finding the right nursing home for a parent with dementia.
Guidance on how to communicate more effectively with people who have dementia.