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