An increasing number of older Australians and their families are using the independent Aged Care Complaints Commissioner to resolve issues with aged care providers, with most complaints turned around within one month.
Older Australians living at home will benefit from an Australian Government investment of an additional $8 million in funding for meals providers through the Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP).
Transcript of the Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt's interview on 5AA Adelaide, Mornings with Leon Byner
The Australian Government has announced major initiatives in home care services and improved access to the My Aged Care system, as it releases the report of the Legislated Review of Aged Care 2017.
Optimising care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with cancer is the aim of a national public consultation program.
Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet, providing free access to an online repository of knowledge and research information, has received a $4 million grant as the resource marks its 20th anniversary.
Members of the elite Australian Kangaroos Rugby League 2017 World Cup squad will headline the expansion of a successful grassroots campaign to improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health.
Transcript of the Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt's interview on 7LA Tasmania Talks with Brian Carlton.
Transcript of the Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt's interview on ABC Kimberley with Vanessa Mills.
A new $1 million Australian Government initiative aims to give Kimberley residents completing drug and alcohol treatment programs their best chance of making a full recovery and leading productive lives.
A $1.5 million Australian Government investment has helped increase residential care options for older people living in the South Australian centre of Mannum.
On Friday 1 September, Australians are urged to show their team spirit by wearing their favourite sporting club’s jersey in support of Jersey Day 2017, established to honour the memory of 13-year-old organ donor Nathan Gremmo.
Western Australians who want to continue living independently in their communities will benefit from $2.1 million in additional funding for the State’s Home and Community Care (HACC) program.
Transcript of the Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt's interview on ABC Radio National with Patricia Karvelas.
Indigenous Health Minister Ken Wyatt AM will co-chair a new steering committee working directly with local Aboriginal communities, as the Kimberley Suicide Prevention Trial begins detailed planning and delivery of potentially lifesaving initiatives across the region.
The Australian Government is supporting communities in East Arnhem Land to establish an Indigenous aged care service for local Elders that also creates and sustains local jobs.
A $1.787 million Australian Government investment in headspace services in Broken Hill will provide a significant boost to the region’s mental health care and support in an area identified as high need.
The Australian Government is proud to provide more than $80,000 to further support Broken Hill’s Senior Lounge, a popular local hub for older people.
Community based chronic disease initiatives are making significant improvements in the health of indigenous people across the Far West of New South Wales.
The Australian Government has released a new report detailing the impact of hearing loss on Australia’s society and the economy.