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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
Chapters 9 and 10 have been updated to reflect changes to aged pensions and asset and income tests for home care and aged care packages at 20 March 2018.