Aged Care Safety and Quality Commission

In response to the review into failures at South Australian’s Oakden Aged Mental Health Service, a new independent Aged Care Safety and Quality Commission which combines the functions of the Australian Aged Care Quality Agency, the Aged Care Complaints Commissioner and the aged care regulatory functions of the Department of Health.. The commission will operate[…]

Better help for end of life care

End of Life Directions for Aged Care (ELDAC) is a national specialist palliative care and advance care planning advisory service for care providers to give them information to help older Australians receive high-quality end of life care in familiar surroundings with little or no need for hospitalisation. A telephone and web-based navigation service will help[…]

My Aged Care website updated April 2018

The My Aged Care web site has been revamped with the aim of making it easier to navigate across the website. This is a long overdue revamp as the previous web site was a dog’s dinner for the novice searcher. The revised web site focus is on providing the individual with a pathway for accessing[…]