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.

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.

Parliament passes laws enacting 2017 reforms re My Aged Care

Update on legislation concerning My Aged Care system for elderly disability care.

Blind and Vision-impaired Australians over 65 Need a Fair Go Too!...

Learn about how disabled people over the age of 65 are treated under the My Aged Care system compared to the better NDIS.

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.

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...

Helping your disabled parents with aged care

Editors Note: The My Aged Care system is also relevant to those who are aged over 65 and hence their disability needs will be...

Disability and Ageing Research

Details of some recent research on disability and aging that is currently free to access rather than being paywalled.

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.

Caring for elderly Australians in a home-like setting can reduce hospital...

The World Health Organisation has stated smaller home-like residential care settings “hold promise for older people, family members and volunteers who provide care and support.