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Increasing Choice in Home Care

27/02/2017

The Federal Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt AM, MP launched the Increasing Choice in Home Care reforms in Canberra on 27 February 2017.


Older Australians to have more say in delivery of home care services

27/02/2017

The Minister for Aged Care, Ken Wyatt, AM, MP, has launched Increasing Choice in Home Care, which gives consumers more choice in home care services to suit their individual needs.


Launch Of The Moving Into Aged Care Website

23/02/2017

The Federal Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt AM, MP launched the Moving Into Aged Care Website on 23 February 2017.


New flexible aged care places help older Australians stay at home for longer

23/02/2017

Thousands of Australians will benefit from an innovative new form of flexible aged care that will help older people remain in their own homes for longer after injury or illness.


Roadmap Roundtable considers next steps in aged care reform

23/02/2017

The Minister for Aged Care, Ken Wyatt AM, MP, has met with about 100 aged-care consumers and providers to consider the Government’s next steps in the reform of Australia’s $16 billion aged care sector.


Short-Term Restorative Care Announcement

23/02/2017

The Federal Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt AM, MP made an announcement regarding Short-Term Restorative Care in Bull Creek, WA on 23 February 2017.


Aged Care Roadmap Roundtable

22/02/2017

The Federal Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt AM, MP spoke at the Aged Care Roadmap Roundtable in Sydney on 22 February 2017.


$27 million for better Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health outcomes

21/02/2017

New funding of $27m for child and maternal health programs and primary health care will help keep Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children healthy and ready to learn when they start school and ensure they are properly immunised.


Encouraging students to help save lives by joining the Australian Organ Donor Register

20/02/2017

The Federal Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt AM, MP spoke at the University of Western Australia, encouraging students to help save lives by joining the Australian Organ Donor Register.


UWA leads on student online life-saving organ donor plan

20/02/2017

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is the first university in Australia to encourage students to help save lives by joining the Australian Organ Donor Register online.


David Hookes cricket match celebrates donors giving others a life-saving second innings

19/02/2017

The Federal Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt AM, MP, joined cricketers in Bendigo, Victoria, to celebrate the second innings of life made possible through organ and tissue donation.


Opening of the Robyn Hookes Shield cricket game for organ and tissue donation

19/02/2017

The Federal Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt AM, MP opened the Robyn Hookes Shield cricket game for organ and tissue donation in Bendigo, Victoria on 19 February 2017.


Advocacy in Aged Care Takes a Step Forward

17/02/2017

A nationally consistent approach to the delivery of aged care advocacy services to help those ‘lost in the system’ is a step closer with the development of the draft National Aged Care Advocacy Framework and the opening of the National Aged Care Advocacy Program funding round.


Turnbull Government has committed $200m to research on dementia

16/02/2017

The Australian Government welcomes today’s release of the Alzheimer’s Australia report on the economic cost of dementia in Australia.


Launch of Meals on Wheels’ National Meal Guidelines

15/02/2017

The Minister for Aged Care, The Hon Ken Wyatt AM, MP spoke at the launch of Meals on Wheels’ National Meal Guidelines in Canberra on 15 February 2017


Lighthouse Project Launch Phase 3

10/02/2017

The Minister for Aged Care, The Hon Ken Wyatt AM, MP spoke at the Lighthouse Project Launch Phase 3 on 10 February 2017


$8 Million for Expanded Lighthouse Hospital Project

10/02/2017

The Minister for Indigenous Health, the Hon Ken Wyatt AM, MP has announced $8 million to expand a project that is transforming hospital care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with Acute Coronary Syndrome.


Indigenous All Stars game tackles Indigenous smoking

10/02/2017

The NRL Indigenous All Stars game in Newcastle is helping spread the word to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians that a smoke-free life is better than scoring a try when it comes to better health and wellbeing.


Opening of Hammondcare, Wahroonga

10/02/2017

The Minister for Aged Care, The Hon Ken Wyatt AM, MP spoke at the opening of Hammondcare, Wahroonga on 10 February 2017.


Kimberley Suicide Prevention Working Group meeting in Broome

02/02/2017

Today’s meeting of key partners in the Kimberley Suicide Prevention Trial marks another important step to tackle the unacceptably high rate of Indigenous suicide in the Kimberley.

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