Initiatives and programs

We're working on a range of policy initiatives, programs and campaigns to help improve your health and the health of all Australians.

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  • Residential and home care service providers can apply for free, independent, confidential advice to help review operations and gain advice on business management and financial strategies.

  • Caring@Home provides resources that will support people to be cared for, and to die, at home if that is their choice. Resources are available for community service providers, health care professionals and carers.

  • The Greater Choice for At Home Palliative Care measure aims to improve palliative care coordination through Primary Health Networks (PHNs).

  • The Home Care Workforce Support Program is supporting the aged care sector to grow the home care workforce by 13,000 workers over the next 2 years.

  • Learn about how we’re deploying rapid antigen testing for COVID-19 into aged care to ensure we’re protecting the health of senior Australians.

  • Visitors, including volunteers, in residential aged care facilities (RACFs) are essential to reducing the social isolation and loneliness of senior Australians. RACFs can now nominate for volunteers to provide, non-clinical social support and companionship.

  • We are trialling reablement care approaches among CHSP providers in selected regions. The trial will give us a better idea of how these approaches help senior Australians stay independent for longer. Find out how it affects CHSP providers.

  • Residential aged care and home care service providers can apply for free, independent and confidential advice to improve workforce planning.

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