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- 24 June 2022Newsletter
In this edition: Extension of Australian Defence Force support for residential aged care and information on COVID-19 Aged Care Support grants.
- 24 June 2022Newsletter
Changes to the Social, Community, Home Care & Disability Services Award (SCHADS) will be implemented on 1 July 2022.
- 31 May 2022Newsletter
Your Aged Care Update #10: Auslan video interpreting service, CHSP unspent funds update, suicide prevention for seniors (NSW), Influenza treatment for residential aged care and information for providers on Service's Australia online web services.
- 27 May 2022Newsletter
In this issue edition: Winter preparedness, Reminders about vaccinations for influenza and COVID-19 and Aged Care Emergency and Crisis Management Training.
- 20 May 2022Newsletter
In this issue edition: Leadership and , for RACFs webinar, Winter preparedness webinar series, Pulse Oximeters for home care clients and NSW Health guidance.
- 9 May 2022Newsletter
In this issue edition: leadership and governance webinar for RACFs, state and territory directions, supporting visitation in RACFs - resources.
- 2 May 2022Newsletter
In this issue: Webinar update on Aged Care and COVID-19 and resources for providers on changed reporting requirements on COVID-19 vaccination.
- 26 April 2022Newsletter
In this issue: Winter Preparedness webinar, COVID-19 winter dose program in residential aged care, Upcoming webinar for providers, Grant opportunity for aged care workers and Ventilation strategies to reduce COVID-19 transmission in residential aged care facilities.
- 20 April 2022Newsletter
Your Aged Care update #07: Changes to My Aged Care, updates on AN-ACC funding reform, making a difference in dementia care webinar, and more.
- 12 April 2022Newsletter
In this issue: Winter Preparedness Webinar, Updated Portal FAQs, Aged Care Emergency and Crisis Management Training Program extended to 30 June 2022 and more.
- 7 April 2022Newsletter
The department is continuing to resolve cases for participants impacted by issues that arose during the implementation of the statutory Bonded Medical Program in 2020. Read our February/March 2022 update for more details.
- 30 March 2022Newsletter
The Australian Government is now entering the second year of the 5-year aged care reform program, in response to the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety.
- 29 March 2022Newsletter
In this issue: Aged Care and COVID-19 with the Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care Services, COVID-19 Portal PPE requests, Updated Industry Code for Visiting in Aged Care Homes and NSW Health updated advice for RACFs
- 22 March 2022Newsletter
Your Aged Care Update #05: Data experts conduct interviews, Basic daily fee supplement report due, New residential aged care design standards, Webinar, Submissions open, My Aged Care provider information, National Forum, Good practice guide for hearing assistance programs and Aged care translation.
- 18 March 2022Newsletter
In this edition: Additional funding announcements, Mandated COVID-19 booster vaccination for aged care workers, COVID-19 Portal PPE requests and portal reporting, Update on aged care and COVID-19 with the Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care Services
- 17 March 2022Newsletter
An update of the Schedules for residential and home care fees and charges and subsidies and supplements will take effect from 20 March 2022.
- 16 March 2022Newsletter
In this edition: Update on Aged Care and COVID-19 with the Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care Service, Trauma support is available online for the aged care sector and more.
- 8 March 2022Newsletter
Your Aged Care Update #04: Read about the progress made a year on from the Aged Care Royal Commission’s final report and the appointment of more aged care specialists at Services Australia centres to help seniors connect with the aged care system.
- 8 March 2022Newsletter
In this issue: Update on aged care and COVID-19 with the Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care Services, Ensuring safe visitor access to residential aged care, NSW updates and reminders on training, webinars and clinical waste survey.
- 28 February 2022Newsletter
In this issue, Reminders about the New COVID-19 Support Portal, NPS MedicineWise Hub for COVID-19 anti-virals, Recording on the webinar, Expected delay in RAT deliveries for Queensland residential aged care and SA health FAQs for residential aged care facilities.
- 22 February 2022Newsletter
Your Aged Care Update #03: News about the reforms, Webinars; Suicide Prevention for Seniors Program (NSW), COVID-19 oral treatment, upcoming changes to SIRS online reporting form and flexible aged care places (residential).